DORSET TRAVEL GUIDE
A local’s guide to Dorset!
Welcome to the Dorset travel guide!
This blog is a guide for anyone exploring Dorset. Whether you’re a local in search of something new to try, or a tourist planning your next trip, this Dorset travel blog is for you!
This is a true local’s guide to Dorset, founded by award-winning local travel writer and blogger Emily Luxton.
It’s packed with insider tips and recommendations to help you plan the perfect trip to Dorset.
- Hengistbury Head Walk – 3.7 Mile Easy CircularA short, 1.5 hour circular walk around Hengistbury Head and Mudeford Sandbank in Bournemouth for some of the most amazing views in the area!
- Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door Walk – A Local’s GuideA local’s guide to the Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door walk – a 5 mile circular that can be shortened to 3 miles (or a 2 mile linear option).
- Cerne Abbas Walk – 2.8 Mile Village and Giant CircularThis circular Cerne Abbas walk is a short route taking you up to the famous Giant, around Giant Hill, and past some of the prettiest sites in the village.
- Hardy Monument to Littlebredy Walk – 9 Mile CircularThis circular walk from the Hardy Monument to the picturesque village of Littlebredy heads through some of the prettiest countryside near Dorchester.
- 12 Dorset Seaside Towns you Need to VisitA list of all the seaside towns and villages to visit in Dorset, England! From busy beach resorts to sleepy villages – perfect for a seaside holiday…
- 20 of the Best Things to do in Wareham DorsetA local’s guide to the best things to do in and near Wareham in Dorset – a pretty riverside town at the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck!
- Maiden Castle Walk – 5 Mile Circular from PoundburyA 5mile (8km) circular Maiden Castle Walk starting at the heart of Poundbury and heading across picturesque farmland to reach the Iron Age hillfort.
- 18 of the Best Things to do in Wimborne DorsetA round up of the best things to do in Wimborne Minster, Dorset. A local’s guide to help you discover this charming, historic market town!
- 17 of the Best Springtime Bluebell Woods in DorsetAll the best bluebell woods to visit in Dorset this spring. From ancient forests to hillforts! Plus a map to help you find your nearest bluebell hotspot!
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