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!

Why do so many people love to visit Dorset? We think it’s because they are all looking for a beautiful and welcoming destination to enjoy the perfect break.

Do you want to travel somewhere that’s brimming with things to do, with a fantastic playground of beaches, beautiful towns and villages and miles of unspoilt countryside perfect for walking and exploring? Then welcome to Dorset – a county of contrasts; offering the very best of countryside, coastline, events and attractions, perfect for families and couples alike.

Dorset boasts some of the best and unique family attractions you’ll ever find. Monkey around at Monkey World or enjoy an explosive day out at our very own Tank Museum. There’s so much to do you’ll be spoilt for choice! Or if you’re looking for a slightly slower, relaxed pace then we have a wealth of historic castles, fantastic houses and gardens to explore and delight.

If good food and drink is a must, then Dorset is for you. With an abundance of fresh, local produce, your taste buds will be in for a real treat with our amazing range of restaurants and pubs.

Our landscape may also look very familiar. Dorset has been the star of many famous film and TV productions, including ITV’s multiple BAFTA winning crime drama Broadchurch. Film-makers, poets and writers have all been captivated and had their imaginations charged by the outstanding beauty of Dorset’s towns, villages, landscape and coastline… and it’s easy to see why!

So, if you’re after clear air, spectacular beaches and magnificent countryside with a vibrant events calendar and fantastic attractions then book a holiday to Dorset. Finding accommodation is easy – from chic hotels and cosy B&Bs to the freedom of self catering cottages, campsites, caravan and holiday parks, you’ll find your favourite kind of place to stay.

This is where memories are made!