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The latest news and events from the Dorset magazine

Things to do in Dorset this weekend

Monday 20 May 2019

Great things to do in Dorset this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas

A new indie market is heading to Sherborne

Thursday 16 May 2019

Sherborne Independent Market, which has its first outing on Sunday 16 June, aims to provide the first curated “destination” market for the town

A ramble around Broadwindsor, Lewesdon Hill and Burstock

Thursday 16 May 2019

On this scenic walk in Dorset we meet the Monarch’s Way, take in a Roman signal station and enjoy some fabulous hilltop views

Exploring the Jurassic Coast by water

Thursday 16 May 2019

Discover Dorset’s remarkable geological treasure trove, covering 185 million years, by exploring this famous stretch of coastline from the water

What’s on at this year’s Sherborne Abbey Festival

Thursday 16 May 2019

Sherborne Abbey Festival offers world class musicians, a large percentage of free concerts, and supports the rising stars of its local music scene

Vote for your local heroes in the Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards

Thursday 16 May 2019

Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards champion and promote our county’s outstanding food and drink heroes and they will be celebrated at the gala dinner in September

Celebrate Dorset Wildflower Week

Thursday 16 May 2019

Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Catherine Bolado and wildflower expert and DWT trustee Jim White reveal some lesser known wildflowers to look for

How to care for your ears in the summer holidays

Thursday 16 May 2019

With the summer holidays fast approaching, it’s important we’re aware of how to care for our ears throughout the hotter months

Win a luxurious overnight stay for up to five guests in York

Friday 10 May 2019

To celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished cottages, Middletons Hotel is offering the chance for up to five guests to come and experience for themselves the newly finished rooms.

Village walks in Dorset: 7 lovely routes to try

Friday 10 May 2019

Winding country lanes, rolling countryside and cosy cottages galore - Edward Griffiths shares 7 lovely walking routes around just some of our most beautiful Dorset villages

Fish and chip shops in Dorset you need to try

Friday 10 May 2019

When Friday night arrives you can’t beat a traditional fish supper from the local chippy. With some help from our readers and in no particular order, we pick eight great ‘plaices’ for fish and chips in Dorset

10 Dorset towns you really must visit

Thursday 9 May 2019

From cool coastal resorts to bustling market hubs, Andy Greeves chooses ten towns whose history, ambience and busy events diary make them ‘must visit’ destinations

What’s on at the River Cottage Food Fair this May bank holiday

Wednesday 8 May 2019

River Cottage have exciting birthday plans for the year ahead. Like their fantastic Food Fair on 25th and 26th May which is going to be bigger and better than ever, packed full of all the brilliant things River Cottage is known and loved for

A ramble around Pymore and the River Brit

Wednesday 8 May 2019

This delightful walk takes you through a West Dorset village that was shaped by a thriving flax and hemp spinning industry

Local sailors share their favourite haunts to anchor up in Dorset

Tuesday 7 May 2019

We asked four keen local sailors to share some favourite haunts in Dorset where they like to anchor up

WIN a two-night stay at the luxury Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate in Cornwall

Tuesday 7 May 2019

To celebrate the launch of their new Beach Suites, Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate in Cornwall are offering one lucky reader and a friend the chance to win a luxury two-night stay overlooking the sea

Win dinner and an overnight stay near the North York Moors National Park

Friday 3 May 2019

Win dinner bed & Breakfast including a delicious afternoon tea for two.

Offer is for Sunday to Thursday

Open gardens you can visit in Dorset this month

Thursday 2 May 2019

Enjoy sensational spring displays in these glorious Dorset gardens opening their gates for the National Gardens Scheme this May

Win a deluxe two night stay in one of Yorkshire’s top luxury country house hotels.

Tuesday 30 April 2019

We have teamed up with Wrea Head Hall to offer one lucky winner a two night break for two adults sharing including breakfast, and a complimentary dinner

How to celebrate English Wine Week in Dorset

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Celebrate English Wine Week (25 May – 2 June) with a glass of wine from one of these award winning Dorset vineyards

Win an overnight stay at The West Park Hotel in Harrogate

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Win an overnight stay in a suite with dinner in the Spa town of Harrogate.

Win a family VIP ticket to Kynren

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Watch legends come to life in a thrilling tale told on an epic scale - 2,000 years in the making.

‘Flying Scotsman’ steams into Swanage

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Spring saw the record-breaking ‘Flying Scotsman’ steam locomotive arrive at Swanage Railway where it was reunited with a rare Pullman observation carriage for the first time in almost 50 years

A ramble around Hive Beach and the River Bride

Friday 26 April 2019

This waterside walk offers glorious views of the Jurassic Coast and countryside in Dorset

Strictly’s Kevin Clifton will be performing in Poole in May

Friday 26 April 2019

Dancing is in Kevin Clifton’s DNA but the Strictly star, whose show Burn the Floor comes to Poole this month, very nearly walked away from the career that made him

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