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
Sherborne Castle Country Fair

Sherborne Castle Country Fair

Great Dorset Steam Fair

Great Dorset Steam Fair

Viking charge © Paul Thackeray

Viking charge © Paul Thackeray

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

Type:
Area:
Name:

Type:
Area:
Name:
Dates

Type:
Area:
Name:

Search What's On

Type:
Area:
Name:
Dates

Highlights

Number of results:

Number of results: 50

, currently showing 1 to 20.

Ongoing Events

  1. Add The Great Dorset Steam Fair to your Itinerary

    The Great Dorset Steam Fair

    Type

    Type:

    Show/Display

    Blandford Forum

    Steam engine exhibits, vintage vehicles, heavy shire horses and rural crafts. Working rural displays on a 500-acre site including old time steam funfair. Tickets on sale from Tourist Information Centres across Dorset.

    Venue

    The Great Dorset Steam Fair, Blandford Forum

    Dates

    From:
    22 August 2019to26 August 2019
  2. Add Walk: Changing Seasons in the Garden to your Itinerary

    Walk: Changing Seasons in the Garden

    Type

    Type:

    Animal/Wildlife

    Hampreston, Wimborne

    One of four new seasonal walks, Changing Seasons in the Garden offers a unique opportunity to spend time with Neil Lucas as part of Knoll's 25-year anniversary celebrations. Each walk focuses on the garden's changing seasonal highlights; from…

    Dates

    From:
    22 August 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
    From:
    24 October 2019Open 14:00 - 16:00
    Price £10.00 Per Ticket
  3. Add Pollinator walks at Kingston Lacy to your Itinerary

    Pollinator walks at Kingston Lacy

    Type

    Type:

    Animal/Wildlife

    WIMBORNE

    Enjoy a walking tour of the garden with one of the Kingston Lacy rangers, discovering more about different types of pollinators and learning how your garden can give them a helping hand. £12 per person (includes cream tea). Normal admission applies.

    Venue

    Kingston Lacy, East Dorset

    Dates

    From:
    23 August 2019Open 10:00 - 11:30
    From:
    18 September 2019Open 10:00 - 11:30
    Price £12.00 Per Ticket
  4. Add The Oak Fair to your Itinerary

    The Oak Fair

    Type

    Type:

    Country Show

    Stock Gaylard, Sturminster Newton

    The Oak Fair is a special two day event celebrating the countryside, woodland, craft, timber & more!
    With over 200 exhibitors & craftsman, a children's area, demonstrations & shows throughout the day including heavy horses, tree climbing &…

    Dates

    From:
    24 August 2019to25 August 2019Open 10:00 - 05:00
    Price £1.00 to £10.00 Per Ticket
  5. Add Junior Safety Inspector family events to your Itinerary

    Junior Safety Inspector family events

    Type

    Type:

    Children's

    Bournemouth

    Children can sign up as a Junior Safety Inspector to discover how to stay safe, build confidence and learn valuable skills for life this summer holiday at SafeWise Bournemouth.

    Spaces are limited, so book online now - only £5 per person (+small…

    Dates

    From:
    28 August 2019Open 10:00 - 13:00
    From:
    29 August 2019Open 10:00 - 13:00
    Price Free to £5.00 Per Ticket
  6. Add Peppa Pig at Adventure Wonderland to your Itinerary

    Peppa Pig at Adventure Wonderland

    Type

    Type:

    Children's

    Hurn, Christchurch

    The ever-popular children's favourite Peppa Pig is an annual visitor to Adventure Wonderland. The cheeky little piggy is coming to see her adoring fans in Dorset in the late summer, just before the kids head back to school.

    Peppa will be making…

    Venue

    Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch

    Dates

    From:
    28 August 2019Open 10:00 - 18:00
  7. Add Bugs and Buds toddler club to your Itinerary

    Bugs and Buds toddler club

    Type

    Type:

    Children's

    Hampreston, Wimborne

    Monthly Saturday morning toddler club which aims to inspire a love of nature from a young age and encourage interaction with the garden's many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers. Organised by the garden's charity, the Knoll…

    Dates

    From:
    31 August 2019Open 10:30 - 12:00
    From:
    28 September 2019Open 10:30 - 12:00
    From:
    26 October 2019Open 10:30 - 12:00
    From:
    30 November 2019Open 10:30 - 12:00
    From:
    14 December 2019Open 10:30 - 12:00
    Price £5.00 Per Ticket
  8. Add Festival of grasses to your Itinerary

    Festival of grasses

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Hampreston, Wimborne

    Nationally renowned for its naturalistic displays of ornamental grasses, 2019 sees the launch of the first Festival of Grasses at Knoll Gardens.

    The Festival marks the 25th anniversary of Neil Lucas's arrival at Knoll and runs throughout the…

    Dates

    From:
    1 September 2019to31 October 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
    Price £6.50 Per Ticket
  9. Add Gillingham Walking Festival to your Itinerary

    Gillingham Walking Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Gillingham

    Gillingham Walking Festival provides small and friendly walks in our beautiful countryside.Enjoy gentle rolling farmland and explore where our local food and drink comes from. With some opportunities to taste them as well.

    For some walks you will…

    Dates

    From:
    4 September 2019to8 September 2019Various Opening Times
    Free
  10. Add Macrame Hanging Workshop to your Itinerary

    Macrame Hanging Workshop

    Type

    Type:

    Art

    Wimborne Minster

    Tuesday 10th September 7pm - 9pm
    £30 per person
    Come along and get creative!
    Leave with your very own handcrafted wallhanging
    Nicolelouisedesigns will teach you step by step how to create
    basic macrame knots so you are able to create your own…

    Dates

    From:
    10 September 2019Open 19:00 - 21:00
    Price £30.00 Per Ticket
  11. Add Masterclass: Ornamental Grasses to your Itinerary

    Masterclass: Ornamental Grasses

    Type

    Type:

    Animal/Wildlife

    Hampreston, Wimborne

    Spend the afternoon with the UK's leading authority on ornamental grasses as Knoll's owner Neil Lucas shares his wealth of knowledge and draws from personal experience and Knoll's stunning autumn displays to provide practical advice. From…

    Dates

    From:
    12 September 2019Open 14:00 - 16:30
    From:
    3 October 2019Open 14:00 - 16:30
    Price £35.00 Per Ticket
  12. Add Dorset Wildlife Trust Members Day to your Itinerary

    Dorset Wildlife Trust Members Day

    Type

    Type:

    Animal/Wildlife

    Hampreston, Wimborne

    Meet up with representatives of Dorset's largest conservation charity and discover how Knoll's naturalistic gardening ethos continues to create a garden that welcomes wildlife as well as providing year-round beauty.
    In recent years, Knoll's…

    Dates

    From:
    13 September 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
    Price £6.50 Per Ticket
  13. Add Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival to your Itinerary

    Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Sturminster Newton

    60+ traditional food stalls, 60+ craft stalls, real ale and real cider tents. Live music, children's entertainment, cheese making, cheese tasting, etc. Open 10:00am to 5:00pm.

    Dates

    From:
    14 September 2019to15 September 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
    Price Free to £6.00 Per Ticket
  14. Add Opera Holloway: La Boheme to your Itinerary

    Opera Holloway: La Boheme

    Type

    Type:

    Performance

    Stalbridge

    In a seaside town on the south coast in England, four young men are living the youthful dream, yearning for love and not working too hard. Their flat is run down, they're content to live on take-aways, they complain when they run out of money and…

    Dates

    From:
    15 September 2019Open 19:00 - 21:30
    Price £10.00 to £50.00 Per Ticket
  15. Add Bell ringers from Dorset and Wiltshire who died in The Great War An illustrated talk to your Itinerary

    Bell ringers from Dorset and Wiltshire who died in The Great War An illustrated talk

    Type

    Type:

    Talk or Lecture

    Lytchett matravers

    The talk will be given by Robert Wellen, Master of the Salisbury Diocesan Guild of Ringers, based on the Great War Memorial Booklet he has compiled. Of interest to ringers and non-ringers alike.
    The original artwork created by Helen Chester - www.…

    Dates

    From:
    22 September 2019Open 19:00 - 21:00
    Price £5.00 Per Ticket
  16. Add Stock Gaylard House - Public Opening to your Itinerary

    Stock Gaylard House - Public Opening

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Sturminster Newton

    Stock Gaylard House is a small Georgian (possibly earlier) Grade II* listed, country house. It is a symmetrical building of three floors (two stories and an attic) and is constructed of rendered rubble stone, under mainly hipped stone roof with…

    Dates

    From:
    22 September 2019to30 September 2019Open 14:00 - 17:00
    Price £5.00 Per Ticket
  17. Add Clapper Chaos Handbell Concert to your Itinerary

    Clapper Chaos Handbell Concert

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Lytchett matravers

    If you missed this concert last year you are in for a treat as 'Clapper Chaos' returns with new tunes, so sit back and listen to the beautiful sound of Handbells in concert. Amongst other well-known pieces they will be playing Pie Jesu by Andrew…

    Dates

    From:
    28 September 2019Open 19:00 - 21:00
    Price £5.00 Per Ticket
  18. Add Miranda Sykes Tour Comes to Gillingham Methodist Church to your Itinerary

    Miranda Sykes Tour Comes to Gillingham Methodist Church

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Gillingham

    Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with 'Show of Hands' returns in 2019 with a new album and UK tour. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk…

    Dates

    From:
    28 September 2019Open 19:30 - 22:00
    Price £12.00 Per Ticket
  19. Add WAMRC Autumn Model Railway Exhibition to your Itinerary

    WAMRC Autumn Model Railway Exhibition

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Blandford Forum

    The Wessex Association of Model Railway Clubs presents its Autumn Exhibition in Blandford.

    This year we have 18 Model Railway layouts covering a variety of scales, locations and eras. The layouts are all supplied by members of WAMRC.

    We have good…

    Dates

    From:
    28 September 2019to29 September 2019Various Opening Times
    Price Free to £6.00 Per Ticket
  20. Add Miranda Sykes Tour comes to Chettle Village Hall to your Itinerary

    Miranda Sykes Tour comes to Chettle Village Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Chettle

    Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with 'Show of Hands' returns in 2019 with a new album and UK tour. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk…

    Dates

    From:
    29 September 2019Open 19:30 - 22:00
    Price £12.00 Per Ticket

Search Accommodation

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

Search Things to Do

Type:
Area:
Name:

Search Food & Drink

Type:
Area:
Name:

Follow Visit Dorset