24 hours in Swanage

For those of you who want to explore the Jurassic Coast and spend some time in a coastal town with a good dose of country side, then Swanage is a great choice. Situated on the Isle of Purbeck, Swanage is a good place to base yourself for exploring the wider area as places like Studland […]

Recipe: Roast Chicken Tray Bake

For those of you who can’t deal without a Sunday Roast even when the weather itself is roasting, this is the perfect compromise. A summery roast chicken dish that will satisfy those roast cravings, while also giving you a little taste of summer while the evenings are still light, all created using fresh Dorset produce. […]

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, including three of the coveted two-star awards. Great Taste is the UK’s largest and most trusted accreditation scheme for fine food and drink, rating and reviewing independent, artisan brands on a one, two and three-star basis judging on taste, regardless […]

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 half live, Poole has to be your first port of call. Nestled in between the popular tourist resort of Bournemouth and the dramatic Jurassic Coast, Poole is a great base for exploring the […]

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 and pop ups all over the region, there are also a wide range of fish mongers and fish markets for you to buy locally caught, fresh seafood for you to take home and wow […]

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 diverse the region is, with every kind of beach you can think of, from rocky beaches perfect for fossil hunting to glorious sand that stretches for miles to ones that are completely accessible, […]

Inside Jurassic Coast Farm Shop

Eric and Liz Sealey moved into Fossil Farm in 1985, it was then a mixed arable and dairy farm. In 2004 they decided to halt dairy farming and switched to raising heifer cattle for neighbouring dairy farms. During this time their son James was completing 3 years at Agricultural College and several years working in […]

Mitch Tonks’ Rockfish heads to Dorset

Weymouth Esplanade is set to be the new, picturesque location for Mitch Tonks’ restaurant group, Rockfish. Chef and CEO Mitch Tonks is bringing his award-winning seafood restaurant group, Rockfish to Dorset. Opening restaurants in Weymouth in July, with a date to be announced, and at Poole Quay in October, bringing the group to 8 restaurants […]

Rise of the ‘ginaissance’

When it comes to spirits … gin is king! Increasingly popular, gin seems to be in the running as one of our nation favourites. In fact, it’s estimated that in 2018, the UK bought over 66 million bottles of the juniper-based drink. And the total number of gin distilleries in the UK has now reached […]

Driving up the heat with Dorset Chilli Shop

Andy Guy was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. His Father was in the RNZAF and they were constantly on the move, which gave Andy plenty of opportunity to sample many different cuisines.  His first chilli recollection was when he was a boy and persuaded his Stepmother to try some chillies from a street stall in […]