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Great attractions, beautiful scenery and stunning coastline

Welcome to Dorset!

Town, village or rural, if you’re looking for a relaxing holiday or short break, with great attractions, beautiful scenery, stunning coastline, excellent shops, lively markets and fine food, then Dorset is the perfect place for you.

Perhaps you are a history buff? There are some real historical gems awaiting visitors to Dorset. Maybe you’re a foodie and want to enjoy the best food and drink in England? Our guide to the world-class eating establishments, from fine dining to gastropubs, is a must read. Shopaholic? With excellent shopping facilities across the counties, from bustling market towns to pretty villages with traditional high streets and smaller unique shops, it doesn’t get better than this so have a browse of our shopping guide. Dorset is also home to a wealth of arts and cultural sites, Towner Eastbourne in Eastbourne, De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill and the Hastings Contemporary in Hastings, are all connected by 18 miles of coastline.

Whatever it is you’re looking for in Dorset, let our informative blogs help shape your travel plans!

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Getting to and around Dorset

Getting to and around Dorset

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You'll find our beautiful, printed guides in leading hotels across the UK and Ireland. But you can also read or download the e-book versions: filled with interesting articles, local information, discounts and special offers.

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