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Is a staycation as good as a holiday in Europe?

January 23, 2017 By: admin Category: Dorset

‘Should I stay or should I go?’ is the common question we all ask ourselves when summer starts peeking around the corner. To holiday or not to holiday isn’t the issue, but rather it’s deciding whether or not a holiday at home can be as good as a holiday abroad. Well, perhaps it’s time to find the answer to that question once and for all.

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Ideas for a caravan touring holiday in Dorset

February 21, 2013 By: admin Category: Articles

Going on a caravan touring holiday is a great idea, not only to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, but to get away from the usual holiday activities as well. A caravan holiday is ideal for a couple wanting some alone time, or a family, desperate for a break, but without the budget to spend for a week’s worth of hotel accommodation. A caravan holiday can be anything you want it to be, from slow-paced and relaxed, to one that is full of adventure.

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The Ultimate Christmas Party Workout

December 14, 2012 By: admin Category: Articles

Is your Christmas party just round the corner? Why not try the ultimate workout to get into your party dress this holiday season.

The group exercise instructors at British Military Fitness have compiled this party workout for our readers this month to help you tone up and shift those stubborn pounds for the festive season.

Training outdoors in an outdoor bootcamp such as the ones that British Military Fitness run is extremely beneficial for anyone who is looking to lose weight. The great outdoors (that the most of us try to avoid during the winter months) actually has a lot of benefits attached to it with regards to our health and wellbeing. Read the rest of this entry →

Peace and Tranquillity in Dorset

December 07, 2012 By: admin Category: Articles

Nothing can be better than spending your days in the peace and quiet of Dorset where the weather and countryside can do wonders for your health.

Some of the most modern and luxurious care homes available are now being opened by Gracewell Healthcare around the country, one of which will be Highclere House in the beautiful Dorset town of Weymouth. The quality of workmanship in these homes is second to none and needs to be seen first hand to really be appreciated. Read the rest of this entry →


September 02, 2012 By: admin Category: Places

Ferndown is a relatively young town in comparison to its neighbouring towns and villages but boasts a wealth of shops and services available to visitors.

Your shopping experience can also include lunch at one of the many pubs, restaurants or cafes in the town centre, and a walk to Millennium Park garden, and leisure areas. Read the rest of this entry →


If you had a week in Dorset what would you do?

March 29, 2012 By: admin Category: Articles

The Dorset countryside has been designated an area of outstanding natural beauty and has been a favourite holiday destination for many families and it’s easy to see why as there’s plenty to see and do and of course there will be plenty of sailing there this summer! Here’s our suggestion on making the sure you make the most of your week in Dorset with or without kids.

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3 Unique Ways to Experience Nature in Bournemouth

January 06, 2012 By: admin Category: Articles

Bournemouth is a seaside town with a lot to offer. If you want a scenic holiday, you can find unusual accommodation and some of the most majestic natural landscape in the UK. Read the rest of this entry →


March 24, 2011 By: admin Category: Places

Situated in an inland, but fairly central location, Dorchester is ideally located to serve as the county town of Dorset. Dorchester is surrounded by towns and villages such as Chickerell, Portland, Weymouth, Wool, Bovington, Milton Abbas, and Buckland, which all have their own attractions, so although it may be easy to stray, there is plenty to do in the town itself. Read the rest of this entry →


March 24, 2011 By: admin Category: Places

The eyes of the world will soon be on this Dorset town as it hosts the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Events, but if you want to check out what this coastal hotspot has to offer before it’s invaded by sailors, then you’ll find there’s plenty to see and do, both on, and off the water. Read the rest of this entry →


West Bay

March 24, 2011 By: admin Category: Places

West Bay sits in between Lyme Regis and Chesil Beach on the Jurassic Coastline in Dorset. Key features in the town include its quaint fishing harbour and the two high quality beaches which sit either side of it. There’s East Beach, which extends along the coast to Portland Bill, and West Beach, which is close to West Pier and the Esplanade, and is especially recommended for Children. For those looking for something more extreme than sunbathing, West bay is also a good launch point for Paragliders, and has facilities for water sports enthusiasts. Read the rest of this entry →