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6

Jan

2017

32 Things to do in Dorset in 2017

From Food Festivals to a Duck Race; Knob throwing and the splendour of the Melplash County Show, Dorset was a busy county in 2016 and it will be again in 2017. So if you are choosing a holiday Park break this year and looking for things to in Dorset to keep the family busy. Some of the events are local to the Park. However, others are a further afield. Please check the location of the event before your book your break. What’s on in 2017 Eat Dorset Food Fair Date: TBC 2017 Location: ...

23

Sep

2016

Free things to do in Charmouth

You don't need to spend money to enjoy yourself in Charmouth. There are lots of things to do in Dorset for free. Catch a Crab Who doesn’t love crabbing! The rockpools around Charmouth are terrific homes for lots of different creatures. Low-tide is the best time – you will typically find hermit crabs, sea anemone and razor clams. Be careful, they’re fragile. Get some tips on safe crabbing on the Gone Crabbing website Fossil Hunting Charmouth is one of the best beaches in the UK to find ...
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1

Jul

2016

The very best that Dorset has to offer 2016

I have always said that Dorset punches above it weight in terms of Food and Drink. We have so much great local produce to choose in the wonderful county. From Tea and Coffee, Cereals, chocolate, wine meats. If you feel the same then, this is your opportunity to vote for your favourite. Whether it’s a restaurant, coffee shop, food event or Butcher or producer. This is your chance to have a say in the 2016 Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards. The categories are listed below. • ...
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31

May

2016

Dorset Food Festivals

Dorset really does punch above it weight in producing great local produce. Her is a list of some of the local Food Festivals in this wonderful county. If you are thinking of staying at Newlands Holiday Park, please check the distance from the park to the festival.  Some are closer than others. Bournemouth Food & Drink Festival Location: Bournemouth Date: 17 to 26 June 2016 Distance from the Park: 1hr 25 minutes - [get directions] Website: www.bournemouthfoodanddrink.co.uk Bridport Food ...
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12

May

2016

Dog walking Beaches in Dorset

Dorset has many wonderful beaches and depending on the time of year they make great locations for your daily dog walk. Here is our infographic on the best Dog walking Beaches in Dorset. Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to https://www.newlandsholidays.co.uk/ with this graphic.
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28

Apr

2016

10 Things to do across Dorset in May

Spring is here! The Bluebells and daffodils are in full bloom and mercury is beginning to rise. There's no better way to experience this glorious season than with a family day out in Dorset Whether you visit a historic venue, head off to the beach or take in the local culture, Dorset really has it all. Here are the things you can get up to this May! Dorset Knob Throwing and Food Festival Location: Cattistock, Dorchester Date: 1 May - 10.00am til 4.00pm Website: ...

10

Mar

2016

Walk of the Month: Seatown to Golden Cap

Once every month on the blog this year, we’ll be doing a ‘walk of the month’ feature, which will shine a spotlight on a different walking route in West Dorset or East Devon. For this first edition, we’re focusing on Golden Cap, one of the most recognisable landmarks on the Jurassic Coast. Golden Cap is the highest sea cliff in the South of England, at a height of 191 metres – 30 metres taller than Beachy Head in Sussex. Don’t be put off by its daunting size though – the summit of the ...
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10

Mar

2016

Getting outdoors this Easter

Abbotsbury – Giant Easter Egg Hunt For such a small town Abbotsbury packs in 3 fantastic days out for the children. The Swannery, the Farm and the Tropical Gardens. All are worth a visit with any age group of children. Dates: 25 March to 28th March Time: 10am to 5 pm Website: Abbotsbury Tropical Gardens Cost: £2. Charmouth Visitor Centre - Fossil Walks You can easily while-away several hours on the beach at Charmouth looking for Fossils. Bring along a packed lunch or eat at the Visitor ...

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4

Mar

2016

Julia Bradbury's Walks with a View in Dorset

Back in October ITV descended on Dorset to film Julia Bradbury's Walks with a View. The lovely Julia Bradbury is very familiar to use through her time on BBC's Countryfile. In this new series Julia choose some of very favourite locations that are accessible and most importantly with a wonderful view In this episode she scales Golden Cap. As part of the National Trust estate Golden Cap hugs the Jurassic Coast, Britain's only natural World Heritage Site.  This part of the coast covers 95 ...
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18

Jan

2016

Easter 2016 - Days out in Dorset

Easter falls between Good Friday 25 March to Easter Monday 29 March. Easter is a busy time here in Dorset.  It's a great time to visit.  As usual there is lots to do to keep families busy.  Here is our 2016 list; National Trust has a terrific new website and is filled with activities for Easter. Here is a selection of a few of our favourites National Trust Kingston Lacy Cost: £2.50 per person Website: Kingston Lacy Easter Egg Hunt National Trust Corfe Castle One of the UK’s oldest ruined ...
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