Dorset Guide is a free non-commercial guide to the beautiful county of Dorset on the south coast of England. We are a completely independent group of enthusiastic locals who love Dorset and want to share this wonderful place with you and help you to make the most of your visit. As you can see below there are plenty of great things to see and do. Please enjoy 🙂
This exciting free event runs from 17th November 2023 until the 1st January 2024 and features a Christmas market of over 100 stalls offering a variety of seasonal gifts, crafts and treats. The highlight is an impressive walk through the lower gardens filled with illuminated Christmas Trees and lighting displays.
Coastal Towns and Villages: Abbotsbury Village | Bournemouth | Christchurch | Durdle Door | Lyme Regis | Lulworth Cove | Mudeford Quay | Old Harry Rocks | Poole Quay | Poole Town | Poole Harbour | Sandbanks | Swanage | Wareham | West Bay Bridport | Westbourne | West Lulworth Village | Weymouth | Worth Matravers
Dorset attractions: Brownsea Island | Swanage Railway | Corfe Castle | Monkey World | Tank Museum | Abbotsbury Swannery | Bournemouth Oceanarium | Splashdown | Bournemouth Air Festival | Russell Coates Art Gallery and Museum | Bournemouth Pier Zip | Bournemouth Big Wheel | Sightseeing Bus | Poole Museum | Dorset Museum | Dorset Heavy Horse Farm | All Dorset Attractions
Historic Houses and Gardens: Athelhampton House | Chettle House | Cranborne Manor | Deans Court | Edmondsham House | Forde Abbey | Kingston Lacy | Kingston Maurward | Mapperton House | Upton Country Park
Dorset Beaches listed from east to west: Highcliffe Beach | Highcliffe Castle Beach | Friars Cliff Beach | Avon Beach | Mudeford Sandbank | Hengistbury Head | Southbourne Beach | Fishermans Walk | Boscombe Beach | Bournemouth Beach | Durley Chine | Middle Chine | Alum Chine | Branksome Dene | Branksome Chine | Canford Cliffs | Flaghead Chine | Sandbanks Shore Road | Sandbanks Beach | Shell Bay Beach | Studland Beaches | Swanage Beach | Kimmeridge Bay | Lulworth Cove | Man O War Bay | Durdle Door | Ringstead Bay Beach | Osmington Mills | Weymouth Beach | Chesil Beach | Hive Beach | West Bay Bridport | Charmouth Beach | Seatown Beach | Lyme Regis Beaches | Dorset Beaches Listing