Dorset is a beautiful county with varied countryside, stunning coast and beautiful towns and villages. It has numerous attractions and varied year-round events to appeal to all tastes.
If you are thinking of visiting you can request tourism brochures online (opens in a new window) .
Dorset has a wonderful choice of quality accommodation from cosy bed and breakfasts to sumptuous hotels, from traditional cottages in quiet out of the way places, to town houses and from small campsites to luxury holiday villages.
Tourist Information Centres
Visit any of Dorset's Tourist Information Centres (TICs) to access a vast range of detailed and up-to-date information for the whole area.
Find details of events taking place near you, from local theatre, to live music to local markets.
TV and film locations
Dorset has become a familiar sight on television and in the cinema, its startling beauty providing the perfect location to film over the years.
Before deciding what to do on land or sea, you may want to check the local weather conditions.