Things to do in Dorset - Dorset Guide

Things to do in Dorset

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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Local information
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Dorset Visitor Attractions
Dorset is packed full of visitor attractions including theme parks, museums, animal & nature parks, castles and forts and lots more. Here are just some of our favourite Dorset visitor attractions that you should consider for your next Dorset holiday.
Beaches in Dorset
Dorset is well known for its beautiful coastline including an array of sand, shingle and pebble beaches. From beautiful golden sandy beaches along the Weymouth coastline through to the pebble beach of Lulworth cove. Check out some of our favourites here.
Holiday Blog
Stay up to date with our holiday blog and news. Here at Dream Cottages we regularly share lots of useful information and news surrounding Dorset, events, accommodation, holiday guides and more.
Historic Days in Dorset
Dorset is known for its diverse history as well as its famous castles and forts including Corfe Castle. Dorset is the perfect place to explore ancient castles and ruins and can be enjoyed by the whole family.
Romantic Getaways in Dorset
What could be more perfect than a romantic break in a Dorset cottage along the Jurassic Coast! Sipping wine in a cosy pub and walking along the coast admiring the turquoise blue sea and sandy beaches. Have a read for some romantic inspiration!
Events in Dorset
Want to know what events are happening in Dorset? Our timeline of 2016 events shows what's happening by Month. This includes festivals, pantomimes, food & drink events and much more.
Dog Friendly Activities in Dorset
There is no need to leave the furriest member of your family at home when you hire a pretty cottage in Dorset. We have wonderful pet friendly cottages and Dorset is just full of stunning dog walks. Tire them out and then let them rest in front of the open fire back at the cottage.