Dorset is, without doubt, a superb holiday destination for the family. The summer months can be filled with Mackrel fishing, visits to the beach, days out at historical castles and fun-fuelled adventure parks.
But Dorset can also be a winter retreat.
Gone are the bustling towns and villages and the buckets and spades that fill the Jurassic coast empties a little and is replaced by warmer and more waterproof apparel.
Lazy Sunday-lunches in a Charmouth beer Garden soon changes to cosy ...