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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 new events, sights, scenic places to explore, festivals, days out and so forth.

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18th January 2024

16 Romantic Things to in Dorset

With so much natural beauty, Dorset is a great place to explore as a couple. The clean air and...

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18th January 2023

Cerne Abbas Giant – Visitor Guide

Walk among the legends of old and discover more about the Cerne Abbas Giant. With fertility dances one-meter deep...

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14th August 2022

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...

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Activities Jurassic Coast Walks - Featured Image
3 years ago

4 of the Best Jurassic Coast Walks

Dust off your walking boots, make a picnic and set off on an adventure along one of these Jurassic...

Activities Winter Walk in Dorset along the Jurassic Coast
3 years ago

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...

Activities Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park
3 years ago

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...

Activities Kayaking through Durdle Door
4 years ago

Why You Should Go Kayaking Along The Jurassic Coast, Dorset

After recently exploring this picturesque part of the Jurassic Coastline by foot, I couldn’t wait to return for a...

Activities Fossil Hunting on the Jurassic Coast
4 years ago

Fossil Hunting Along the Jurassic Coast

Being surrounded by Dorset’s stunning coastal scenery, you can be forgiven for forgetting the very thing it is famed...