Ferndown

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. […]

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Dorchester

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 […]

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Weymouth

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. […]

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West Bay

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 […]

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Wool

Dorset isn’t all about large towns and tourist attractions, it has its fair share of charming rural villages as well, one of those being Wool on the Isle of Purbeck. Located near to the south coast, this village lies on the River Frome, and although small, still has one, quite significant claim to fame: Thomas […]

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Swanage

Swanage is a small coastal town in South East Dorset, located in the Isle of Purbeck area, which is close to the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site. Swanage’s position along the coast means it’s a sheltered town, and it’s this, along with the protection offered by many key natural attractions in the area, which […]

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Isle of Portland

It could be said that a visit to the Isle Of Portland is not for the faint hearted, as it can be susceptible to winds and strong seas, but by contrast it also lies in a position that gives it warm summers and frost free winters. This makes for an island of contrasts and an […]

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Lyme Regis

Welcome to the South West coast of Dorset, and the resort/fishing port of Lyme Regis. This part of the county is steeped in history and has gained the nickname of the ‘Jurassic Coast’. Evidence of this is found on the shorelines, as crumbling cliffs reveal ancient fossils. Because of the geology of the area, and […]

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Poole

If you’re looking for a popular seaside town that offers visitors plenty to see and do, then look no further than Poole, located on the South Coast in the county of Dorset. The town is renowned for its Quayside and Harbour, along with some of the best beaches in England. Many of the activities on […]

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Wareham

A historic market town in the county of Dorset, Wareham has been attracting visitors for hundreds of years. The town is located between the River Frome and River Piddle, and is close to Dorset’s main port of Poole. Early records for Wareham show a settlement in the area in Roman times, and although a modern […]

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