If you are visiting Poundbury, we thought we should share our thoughts on where else you should visit in Dorset.

While you’re here, you should definitely take in historic Dorchester, the Georgian architecture of Weymouth and the geological marvel that is the Isle of Portland. And if you have found our website because you’re visiting Dorset, then you must head over to discover Poundbury for yourself! If you’re planning on heading further afield, you will really be spoiled for choice.

Dorset simply has so much to offer.

Dorset is home to a the only stretch of UK coastline that has World Heritage Status and is unparalleled in its beauty. Here, you can really step back in time to the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and you may even find a fossil or two. So head for the beach at Charmouth to get up close and personal with the past. When you’ve finished exploring along our stretch of the South West Coastal Path, we also have glorious sandy beaches for you to relax and enjoy.

Dorset is dotted with beautiful towns and villages, all with their own unique charm and character. From bustling Bournemouth in the east to ‘The Pearl of Dorset’, Lyme Regis in the west, Dorset has exceptional towns and villages waiting for you to explore them.

The countryside of Dorset is truly stunning and you will find unspoiled walks and views wherever you go. Maybe your walks will take you past the enchanting Corfe Castle, past Old Harry Rocks and up to the highest point on the south coast of England, Golden Cap.

Dorset is full of fun and educational activities and attractions too. You can enjoy days out at Monkey World, the Tank Museum or, if you’re feeling adventurous, at the Dorset Water Park or Go Ape at Moors Valley Country Park. There’s so much to do you’ll need to come back again and again!

When you’re ready to eat, Dorset is home to an array of independent restaurants, cafes and bars. many pride themselves on creating menus that are solely based on the amazing variety of local produce from both the land and the sea.