Plan ahead and know before you go!

As restrictions have eased we know that many of you will be keen to visit our beautiful county and we are ready to welcome you back with open arms but we ask that you plan ahead, know before you go and respect, protect and enjoy Dorset.

Behind the scenes, our tourism and hospitality businesses have carried out risk assessments, prepared their premises and put measures in place to ensure that everything is ready to welcome you back for an enjoyable and safe visit.  We encourage all our visitors to plan ahead, know before you go and always book overnight accommodation and entrance to attractions. If you've already booked to stay in holiday accommodation, the Welcome To Dorset information sheet has been designed to help you have a memorable holiday, and stay safe in our beautiful county.

Take this time to explore our website and social channels, we've got loads of information to provide you with inspiration to help plan your next visit to Dorset.

Our great outdoors

Dorset is blessed with beautiful beaches, mile upon mile of open countryside, walks and cycle paths for you to enjoy but please follow and we are asking you to please respect, protect and enjoy our beautiful landscape.  Please take all litter home or use bins provided.

Dorset is Good to Go

VisitEngland have launched a uk-wide 'Good to Go' industry standard and supporting mark to provide a ring of confidence for visitors.

Many businesses across Dorset have signed up to the scheme demonstrating that they are adhering to the respective Government and Public Health guidance and have carried out a Covid-19 risk assessment ensuring that they have the required processes in place.

Check out our Good to Go Dorset page providing more information about the scheme. Keep a look out for business displaying the 'We're Good to Go' logo throughout our website helping you to plan your visit to Dorset with the confidence that our tourism businesses have the correct procedures in place.

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