News & Events

The latest news and events from the Dorset magazine

Walking route: Bokerley Dyke and Garston Woods

Friday 14 September 2018

Follow in the footsteps of the Romans on this lovely walk that takes in rare habitat, ancient woodland and glorious views

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

Friday 14 September 2018

From a swashbuckling adventurer to a paranoid android, the festival’s director Jules Bradburn reveals the smorgasbord of authors and speakers for this year’s event

Dog friendly pubs in Dorset: 15 of the best places to go

Thursday 13 September 2018

You can’t beat a pub lunch after a scenic country walk with your four-legged friend. In no particular order, we pick some of the best dog friendly pubs in Dorset

PICTURED: Dolphins in Dorset

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Marine photographer Steve Belasco shares some very special wildlife moments

What’s on at this year’s Inside Out art festival in Dorset

Monday 10 September 2018

This September Dorset provides the stunning backdrop to Inside Out art festival. Artists from Austria, Israel, Iran, France, the Netherlands as well as from the UK will bring the very best contemporary art and performance to our county

Walking route: Worth Matravers and Emmetts Hill

Friday 7 September 2018

This challenging coastal walk rewards your efforts with spectacular views along the Jurassic Coast

Bournemouth beach is the most ‘Instagram-worthy’ beach in Britain

Wednesday 5 September 2018

TravelSupermarket has uncovered the top 25 most popular UK beaches on Instagram after analysing hashtags used for over 1,100 beaches and Bournemouth comes out on top

Meet the Chef behind The Acorn in Evershot

Monday 3 September 2018

Robert Ndungu, Head Chef of the award-winning pub The Acorn in Evershot, reveals what is making his tastebuds tingle as summer gives way to autumn

12 divine Dorset churches

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Ride + Stride, Dorset Historic Churches Trust’s annual fundraising event, is a great way to explore and support some of the county’s more unusual places of worship

REVEALED: The finalists of the Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2018

Friday 17 August 2018

We are delighted to announce our 2018 finalists

13 of the best cream teas in Dorset

Monday 13 August 2018

From farmhouse to country house, tea room to hotel Sue Quinn leaves no crumb untested as she seeks out some of the finest cream teas in the county

Plan your perfect day at Bride: The Wedding Show at Westpoint Exeter

Monday 13 August 2018

Bride: The Wedding Show returns to Westpoint Exeter on October 13 and 14th promising a weekend of inspiration and entertainment with over 160 regional wedding suppliers on hand to help you plan your special day

Celebrating 10 years of Buckham Fair

Monday 13 August 2018

Martin Clunes tells us the story behind this extraordinary summer event and shares some of his favourite moments from it

Sunday lunches in Dorset: 10 great places to go

Friday 10 August 2018

Sunday afternoons are made for lazing in a cosy pub, beer in hand and an overflowing plate of delicious roast dinner on the table. We pick 10 great places for Sunday lunch in Dorset

5 tips to prepare your home for the winter months

Monday 6 August 2018

Rural energy provider, Calor, gives some top tips for homeowners wanting to make their houses cosy and warm in time for the colder months.

Walking route: A ramble around Holdenhurst and Pig Shoot Lane

Monday 6 August 2018

This easy level walks takes in an ancient village described as The Mother of Bournemouth and Throop Mill of the River Stour

Celebrating 50 years of Dorset Steam Fair

Monday 6 August 2018

One of the world’s most famous steam fairs celebrates its 50th anniversary this August, Emma Fernandez talks to a family which has been immersed in Dorset’s steam scene since the early days

5 things not to be missed at Buckham Fair this year

Monday 30 July 2018

Martin Clunes picks the events not to be missed at this year’s Buckham Fair and shares some of his favourite memories from previous years

Martin Clunes shares his favourite local places in Dorset

Friday 27 July 2018

Martin Clunes and his family have called West Dorset home for over two decades. Here he shares some of their favourite local places

Meet the chef behind The Ollerod in Beaminster

Monday 23 July 2018

Asian flavours combine with seasonal Dorset ingredients at The Ollerod - an exciting new relaxed dining venture in the heart of Beaminster

What’s on in Dorset for kids this summer

Monday 23 July 2018

Schools out for summer and there’s plenty to keep children entertained in Dorset this year. Here’s our pick of events and things to do in Dorset this summer holiday

8 great places to buy ice cream in Dorset

Friday 20 July 2018

From creamy classics to inspiring new flavours of gelato, Dorset is home to some of the best ice cream parlours in the south west. With some help from our readers, we pick eight great places to indulge in a scoop this summer

6 really good reasons to love Wareham

Tuesday 17 July 2018

From paddling on the Frome to admiring one of the best vistas in Dorset, Adam Lee-Potter’s beloved home town just keeps getting better and better

Recipe: Pan fried Lyme Bay scallops

Monday 16 July 2018

Kieran Perree, scallop diver and Golden Scallop founder shares his recipe for pan fried Lyme Bay scallops

A ramble around Piddletrenthide and Plush Hill

Monday 16 July 2018

Butterflies, buzzards and beautiful views sum up this lovely summer walk around Piddletrenthide and Plush Hill

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