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Dorset’s Castles and Forts

Posted by Daniel Foley on May 26, 2015

Many people visit Dorset to participate in watersports and adventurous activities like coasteering, sailing, paddleboarding and windsurfing. But even on the days when you’re not zipping into a wetsuit, riding the waves and scrambling over rocks, you can still embrace the outdoors... Read more


Welcome to Maiden Castle!

Posted by Abi Perry on May 26, 2015

Maiden Castle is located 2 miles south of Dorchester and is Dorset’s Iron Age hill fort. For those that are unsure, an Iron Age hill fort is a fort, built on a hill top, which was once enclosed by defence... Read more



Bridport Food and Beer Festival 2015

Posted by Abi Perry on May 26, 2015

Last year, Dream Cottages shared information on our inspiration page about the ...

Great Paddleboarding and Coasteering in Dorset

Posted by Joy Sangster on April 24, 2015

During the first week of the Easter holidays Kirsty from the Office and her sister had a fantastic day ...


Broadchurch Fever

Posted by Abi Perry on February 17, 2015

Every Tuesday morning it’s the talk of the office who killed Danny latimer… ...

Oscar’s trip to Hive Beach

Posted by Abi Perry on February 10, 2015

Gill who works in our Accounts department took her dog Oscar to ...


Giddy up in Dorset

Posted by Abi Perry on February 10, 2015

With miles of rolling countryside and breathtaking coastline arguably on ...

A Dorset Stag Do

Posted by Abi Perry on February 3, 2015

The other week I went to Arne Nature Reserve in The Purbecks, Ea ...


Sue’s first trip to Durdle Door

Posted by Abi Perry on January 26, 2015

I am a little embarrassed to sa ...

Home pressed cider at The Square and Compass

Posted by Abi Perry on January 26, 2015

Fancy being served through a stable door and all that’s on the menu i ...


Don’t forget its nearly Valentines weekend…..

Posted by Abi Perry on January 23, 2015

With only three weeks until Valentines Day it’s time get planning. If you ar ...

Thinking of an active holiday? List of activites in Weymouth & Portland

Posted by Abi Perry on January 16, 2015

Going on holiday is all about relaxing but that doesn’t mean you have to do ‘nothing ...


Dates for your 2015 diary

Posted by Abi Perry on January 15, 2015

Many people will be planning their 2015 holiday at the moment and know ...

Walking off the Christmas treats at Kimmeridge

Posted by Abi Perry on January 9, 2015

Hope you all had a lovely Christmas and Happy New Year from all of ...


Great place to go walking – tip from Hazel

Posted by Abi Perry on December 9, 2014

    A chilly b ...

Arguably the best way to see the Jurassic Coast

Posted by Abi Perry on December 3, 2014

What a opportunity and adventure!   Jurassic Coast Activites offers kayaking and coasteering in Dorset. They have specialist instructors which have years ...


Walking off a delicious cheese board and spotting deer in Evershot

Posted by Abi Perry on December 1, 2014

Yesterday, I went to Evershot for a walk around ...

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, what a place to visit!

Posted by Abi Perry on November 19, 2014

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, what a place to visit. On Saturda ...


Lulworth Cove is gorgeous all year round

Posted by Abi Perry on November 10, 2014

  Yesterday morning I went early to Lulworth Cove for a walk before the r ...

Sideways hair at the top of Golden Cap!

Posted by Abi Perry on October 23, 2014

Last week I had a fe ...


Hazel feeling like a holiday maker in Lyme Regis

Posted by Abi Perry on September 11, 2014

  Hazel one of our property manager ...

Dorset County Show 2014

Posted by Abi Perry on September 8, 2014

  We have just got back from exhibiti ...


Downhouse Farm and Eype beach

Posted by Abi Perry on August 18, 2014

About two weeks ago my partner’s sister and ...

Gill’s trip to Honeybrook Farm near Wimborne

Posted by Abi Perry on August 13, 2014

Gill our Accounts Manager wrote this post for our blog about her lovely day out wit ...


For best of both worlds head to Sutton Poyntz

Posted by Abi Perry on August 7, 2014

I always think  the village of Sutton Poyntz would make an ideal holiday destination. ...

A trip to Arne Nature Reserve

Posted by Abi Perry on August 7, 2014

  The weather has been amazing recently so I’ve b ...


Dorset Seafood Festival

Posted by Joy Sangster on July 9, 2014

This weekend (12th and 13th July) is the annual Dorset Seafood Festiva ...

Have you ever been to Upwey Wishing Well? Whether your local or not this little hidden gem is really worth a trip.

Posted by Joy Sangster on July 9, 2014

Upwey is a little village just on the outskirts of Weymouth and ...


Have you been to Ringstead Beach in Dorset?

Posted by Joy Sangster on June 6, 2014

Ringstead beach is a only short drive from Wey ...

Dorset Events 2014

Posted by Joy Sangster on May 12, 2014

What’s on in Dorset in 2014 Dorset is well known as a county that offers a stro ...


Jurassic Cycle Trails – Weymouth to Abbotsbury

Posted by Joy Sangster on March 25, 2014

25 miles mainly on quiet country lanes Gradient – easy to moderate The Weymouth to Abbotsbur ...

Dorset Easter Events 2014

Posted by Joy Sangster on March 11, 2014

Easter is approaching fast and the supermarket shelves are swelling with cho ...


An adventure to The Purbecks, East Dorset

Posted by dream-cottages-axcv11 on December 6, 2013

Last Monday I had the day off, it was such a beautiful day ...



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