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Dorset is packed with things to do for absolutely everyone. From fun, family packed adventures through to romantic ideas for couples. Almost every holiday theme is catered for in Dorset from cycling holidays to watersports, from relaxing beach holidays to historic castles and forts to explore. Below our Dorset things to do guide offers a whole host of things to do, themed holiday ideas, events, beach guides, food and restaurant guides, walk routes and lots more. We frequently add to the list with new events, sights, scenic places to explore, festivals, days out and so forth.

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31st December 2020

3 Stunning Winter Walks in Dorset

There’s nothing better than a winter walk in Dorset to blow away the cobwebs after a few days of...

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26th November 2020

9 Things to do in Dorset when it Rains

Don’t let a little rain stop you exploring the sights and sounds of Dorset! With indoor activities for the...

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22nd August 2020

Why You Should Go Kayaking Along The Jurassic Coast, Dorset

Guest Blog written by Steph the creator of Destination Downtime. After recently exploring this picturesque part of the Jurassic...

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Activities Mapperton House
1 year ago

11 Wonders Of Dorset

Dorset is full of beautiful sights and scenery, but you may not be familiar with these lesser known spots....

Activities Swanage Bay Sign Post
1 year ago

4 of the Best Things to do in Dorset this Year

When you take a holiday to Dorset, you open yourself up to a world of new experiences. Whether you...

Activities Skydiving in Dorset
1 year ago

The Best Activities for Adrenaline Junkies in Dorset

Dorset’s glistening coastline attracts adrenaline junkies of all ages who want to discover a new hobby. Whether you’d rather...

Activities Windsurfing in Dorset
1 year ago

Where to Windsurf in Dorset

Dorset’s a fantastic place to discover your inner adrenaline junkie. After all, the county is home to over 40...

1 year ago

9 Weird and Wonderful Things to do in Dorset

From visiting a Pirates Graveyard to the county’s annual Nob Festival, Dorset is full of weird and wonderful things...