Top 10 Guides for places to visit and things to do

Looking for fantastic things to do in Dorset but not sure where to start? Don’t worry; we’ve got your back.

We understand that deciding on what to see and do can cause stress and the odd family disagreement. With this in mind we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of top 10s that will make your time in Dorset extra special.

Whether it's days out with the kids, wonderful walks or free days out you're looking for, we’ve got all you need to make planning your time in Dorset that bit easier.

Check out our list of top 10s to try. Don’t forget to follow us on social media and share your experiences with us!

Discover the Bestof Dorset

Top 10 Rainy Day Ideas

Take a look at some of our rainy day ideas and we will have you singing in the rain in no time!

Top 10 Walking Routes

Walking is one of the best ways to see beautiful Dorset. Discover our top walking routes.

Top 10 Dorset Views

With such a stunning and beautiful county, you will be rewarded with spectacular views at every corner.

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Dorset has a fantastic range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.

Areas to Visit

Bustling towns, quaint villages and seaside resorts...all waiting to be explored!


There's a variety of fantastic restaurants in Dorset offering mouth watering menus.

Things to Do

There's activities and attractions galore in Dorset!

What does your Dorset look like? Adventures on our epic coastline? Visiting attractions with family? A walk through the beautiful countryside? Or perhaps a chilled out evening eating and drinking with friends? Discover a sample of your #VisitDorset images below and share your love for Dorset using the hashtag on Instagram.