To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Follow Visit Dorset

Welcome to the Itinerary Planner. Use this tool to build your own journey or choose from an exciting range of specially selected tours.

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

  • Change Language
West Bay Harbour

West Bay Harbour

The Hills Are Alive © Martin Dolan

The Hills Are Alive © Martin Dolan

Durdle Door

Durdle Door

Sit back and enjoy the spectacular sunset over Chesil Beach

Sit back and enjoy the spectacular sunset over Chesil Beach

Autumnal Sunshine over Kingston Lacy © National Trust

Autumnal Sunshine over Kingston Lacy © National Trust

Type:
Area:
Name:
Check In:
Add room / Unit

Type:
Area:
Name:

Type:
Area:
Name:
Dates

Type:
Area:
Name:

Search Accommodation

Type:
Area:
Name:
Check In:
Add room / Unit

Search Things to Do

Type:
Area:
Name:

Search What's On

Type:
Area:
Name:
Dates

Search Food & Drink

Type:
Area:
Name:

Highlights

Number of results:

Number of results: 103

, currently showing 1 to 20.

  1. Add Cattistock to your Itinerary

    Cattistock

    Dorchester

    Known by many as the “knob-throwing village”, Cattistock’s recent rise to fame is thanks to a peculiar tournament of the same name held annually in the village.

  2. Add Dorchester to your Itinerary

    Dorchester

    Dorchester

    Historic Dorchester is the county town of Dorset with fascinating connections to Thomas Hardy and Roman Britain.

  3. Add Langton Herring to your Itinerary

    Langton Herring

    Dorchester

    This picturesque, rural village has a quaint appearance, with a number of original thatched cottages from the 17th and 18th century and four listed buildings.

  4. Add Gillingham to your Itinerary

    Gillingham

    Gillingham

    Gillingham a town in the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset, England. The town is the most northerly in the county 4 miles south of the A303 lying on the B3095 and B3081. The town of Shaftesbury is 5 miles to the south east.

  5. Add West Stafford to your Itinerary

    West Stafford

    Dorchester

    West Stafford is a small, thatched village in the Frome valley with good connections to Thomas Hardy’s work..

  6. Add Moreton to your Itinerary

    Moreton

    Moreton's highlights include St. Nicholas Church's beautiful glass windows engraved by the late Sir Laurence Whistler. T.E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) lived nearby at Clouds Hill, Bovington and his last resting place is in the cemetary.

  7. Add Osmington to your Itinerary

    Osmington

    Dorchester

    Osmington is a smart, well preserved village with grey stone cottages, narrow lanes and bright gardens. Carved into the chalk hillside nearby is a figure of George III on horseback, cut to commemorate the Royal visits to Weymouth.

  8. Add Puncknowle to your Itinerary

    Puncknowle

    Bridport

    Puncknowle, pronounced ‘Punnle’ is a handsome village of stone cottages and farm buildings. A ridge of downland shelters one side of the village from the sea and on the other side is the beautiful Bride Valley.

  9. Add Wyke Regis to your Itinerary

    Wyke Regis

    Weymouth

    Wyke Regis is home to the newly restored Tudor Sandsfoot castle and gardens and the Crab House Cafe at Ferrybridge. Wyke old village has a store and local pubs.

  10. Add Bere Regis to your Itinerary

    Bere Regis

    Bere Regis is found in north west Purbeck District between Dorchester and Poole and is a short distance to the villages of Moreton and Bovington. The beautiful Athelhampton House is just a short drive away on the edge of Puddletown village.

    The...

  11. Add Swanage to your Itinerary

    Swanage

    Swanage

    This small town surrounds a beautiful curved bay and offers a seaside experience with a difference. Enjoy the soft sand and the award winning beach front whilst being surrounded by Purbeck’s natural beauty and wildlife.

  12. Add Cranborne to your Itinerary

    Cranborne

    Wimborne

    A charming village of red brick and cob houses on the River Crane. The village has two pubs, a restaurant, village stores selling local produce and a garden centre.

  13. Add Broadwindsor to your Itinerary

    Broadwindsor

    Bridport

    A large village made up of period houses and pretty cottages. A popular craft and design centre is situated nearby.

  14. Add Edmondsham to your Itinerary

    Edmondsham

    Wimborne

    A quaint village with old brick houses and cottages, a big iron village pump dated 1884 and a charming Manor House and church.

  15. Add Powerstock & Nettlecombe to your Itinerary

    Powerstock & Nettlecombe

    Bridport

    Powerstock is an attractive village situated under Eggardon Hill, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Nettlecombe, featuring lovely old stone cottages, has an award winning pub and makes a great base to explore the surrounding area.

  16. Add Thorncombe to your Itinerary

    Thorncombe

    Bridport

    Thorncombe lies in the north-west corner of Dorset, bordering both Devon and Somerset and has won a number of village community awards.

  17. Add West Bexington to your Itinerary

    West Bexington

    Bridport

    West Bexington is a small coastal village on the Chesil Beach, between Burton Bradstock and Abbotsbury surrounded by National Trust land.

  18. Add Sturminster Marshall to your Itinerary

    Sturminster Marshall

    Wimborne

    A large, pretty village with three pubs, village stores and several relics of past village life including the village stocks and maypole, the latter of which is still in use today.

  19. Add Bridport & West Bay to your Itinerary

    Bridport & West Bay

    Bridport

    Set amongst the spectacular rolling Dorset hills, Bridport is a lively town with a friendly and vibrant character. A mile south is West Bay, a bustling harbour which becomes a popular tourist resort in the summer months.

  20. Add Corfe Castle to your Itinerary

    Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle village is overlooked by the outstanding ruins of its castle perched on a hill. The Castle, built in 1086, was one of the country’s great strongholds and was defended by Lady Bankes during the English Civil War.

Follow Visit Dorset