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Be inspired by our members in these blog posts, written by our volunteer bloggers John Grindle, Lucy Marks and the occasional guest blogger. You’ll also find competitions here, for the chance to win a selection of prizes from a range of your favourite Dorset food and drink producers.

Great fossil finding sites in Dorset

Dorset’s Jurassic Coast is THE place to go if you want to spend the day searching for fossils or rock pooling, so h… more

Clipper Teas Awarded Coveted Two Star Great Taste Award

Dorset-based natural Fairtrade tea brand, Clipper Teas, has been awarded six prestigious Great Taste Awards, includin… more

24 hours in Poole

There are plenty of beautiful, bustling places to visit if you’re in Dorset, but if you want to see how the other h… more

Sparkling Developments at Mapperton Estate

Mapperton Estate has partnered with Furleigh Estate to produce a new sparkling wine for celebrations and events at th… more

Great places to eat in Weymouth

Weymouth has long been a popular destination for families and holidaymakers visiting Dorset, but over the past few ye… more

The Real Cure: A year on

A lot can happen in a year and James Smart of The Real Cure was eager to show his progress to Katharine of Dorset Foo… more

How to cook sea bass

Dorset is an amazing place to go if you are a fan of seafood, there are loads of award-winning seafood restaurants an… more

Take only memories, leave only footprints

Did you know that 8 million pieces of plastic find their way into the oceans every day? These plastics are having a d… more

Dorset’s best beaches

Dorset is full of popular beaches that families love to return to year after year. Part of this is because of how div… more

Symondsbury Estate

The Colfox family has been associated with Symondsbury since the 13th century. Current custodians Sir Philip and Lady… more

Five of Dorset’s prettiest places

I think we’re all in agreement over how pretty Dorset is and it is hard to pick our favourite spots, but we thought… more

Try this delicious cheesecake made of fresh Dorset ingredients

With the better weather on its way, you’ll be wanting a light, refreshing dessert to follow your dinner, so why not… more