News & Events

The latest news and events from the Dorset magazine

Win a Cosy Cornish Retreat at the Alverton Hotel

Monday 26 October 2020

Peaceful coastal paths, empty beaches and hearty cuisine – Cornwall in winter is a magical time of the year.

Win a £250 gift voucher to spend on a Great Inns stay

Monday 26 October 2020

Our competition prize is a Great Inns gift voucher with a value of £250. The voucher must be redeemed before the end of March 2021, against a stay at any of the Inns that are current members of Great Inns of Britain.

Property: 8 dreamy thatched cottages in Dorset

Friday 23 October 2020

Live the country dream by snatching up one of these lovely properties in Tolpuddle, Milton Abbas or Osmington

Win a Snug Aromatics beautiful hamper

Friday 23 October 2020

Relax and unwind in spellbinding style by winning a luxury aromatherapy gift set worth £250, from Snug Aromatics.

Win a Christmas stay for two worth over £900

Thursday 22 October 2020

A superb three night festive break at the Ye Olde Bell in Retford

Lisa Jewell, Jonathan Coe, Alastair Campbell and Charles Spencer in West Dorset for book festival

Tuesday 20 October 2020

Book tickets now for Bridport Literary Festival – the only event of its kind happening in the county this year

Behind the scenes of Netflix film Rebecca

Tuesday 20 October 2020

Everything you need to know about the upcoming release’s Dorset locations, costumes and more

Review: The King’s Arms, Dorchester “exactly what we want from a landmark venue in our county town”

Tuesday 20 October 2020

It’s just undergone a £5m makeover - so what’s the food like at this Dorchester venue once favoured by royalty and rock stars?

AFC Bournemouth’s Premier League memories

Tuesday 20 October 2020

With AFC Bournemouth’s season in the Championship League off to a flying start, Steve ‘Fletch’ Fletcher reflects on the Cherries’ glory days at football’s top table

Sir Oliver Letwin: ‘Dorset has a real serenity’

Tuesday 20 October 2020

The former West Dorset MP talks about his parliamentary career and how, after 22 years, he finally feels part of the fabric of our county

Recipe: Make Mark Hix’s ‘salmonata’

Tuesday 20 October 2020

Mark Hix shares his love of home smoked fish and gives his take on a classic dip

Egret spotting at Poole Harbour in Dorset

Monday 19 October 2020

Little Egrets, Cattle Egrets and Great White Egrets are swapping their southern European habitats for Dorset’s balmy shores

From the farm to your door: how to shop for quality meat online

Monday 19 October 2020

Nick Somper, founder of The Dorset Meat Company, shares his advice for ordering meat online and the importance of its origin.

Join our Shop Local campaign

Monday 19 October 2020

Now is the time to support our local businesses.

Win Bailey stainless steel jewellery

Monday 19 October 2020

Bailey of Sheffield creates engineered jewellery to last more than a lifetime.

Win a week in a cottage near the home of Doc Martin!

Monday 12 October 2020

Forever Cornwall is offering one lucky reader a stay in a gorgeous coastal cottage in Port Gaverne, located on Cornwall’s dramatic north Coast.

Map shows all the best restaurants in Dorset

Friday 2 October 2020

Take a trip to Dorset, on the stunning South West coast of England, in search of rooms with sea views, posh bacon butties and traditional Dorset cream teas

Dorset Food & Drink: Capreolus Fine Foods

Thursday 24 September 2020

Winning a Golden Fork at the 2019 Great Taste Awards for their Guanciale was an impressive ay for Capreolus Fine Foods to mark a decade of smoking and curing in Dorset.

Recipe: How to make fresh egg pasta tortellini

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Luke Stuart of WhitePepper Chef Academy shares his step-by-step guide to making tortellini

65 award-winning products from Dorset you have to try

Tuesday 22 September 2020

From pancetta to yoghurt - 27 producers from across the county have been celebrated in the Great Taste Awards 2020

Win a Vispring Bed worth £2300

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Win this fabulous prize from a Devon-based supplier of quality beds and bedding who pride themselves on their expertise and the highest levels of customer service.

Garden of the Month: Athelhampton House & Gardens

Friday 11 September 2020

Explore these stunning Grade 1 listed gardens featuring architectural ‘rooms’ seven ponds and fountains

Stargazing highlights for September

Friday 11 September 2020

From a sky-dragon to a Wine Moon, astonomer Bob Mizon rounds up this month’s starry sights

Recipe: Mark Hix’s Fish House Salad

Friday 11 September 2020

Whip up a Dorset version of Salade Niçoise with spanking fresh mackerel caught from Lyme Bay

Vote for your favourite Dorset fossil

Friday 11 September 2020

Dorset’s Jurassic Coast is famous for its prehistoric discoveries - but which ones do you love the most?

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