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 we’d put together a few suggestions of the prettiest places in Dorset for you to visit. Golden CapAs it’s the highest point on Britain’s south coast, it’s no wonder that the views […]

Five fun foodie activities in Dorchester and Weymouth

Discover the top five foodie activities in Dorchester and Weymouth, to suit everyone! The larger towns in Dorset of Dorchester and Weymouth offer an array of food and drink choices, from snacks to fine-dining, all tastes are catered for. As you might expect, seafood is a focus in many of the harbourside and coastal locations. […]

Spring Tide Food Festival is back for its 10th year

The ever popular Spring Tide Food Festival is celebrating its 10th year, with its event taking place next weekend. Taste buds will be teased on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May from 10am to 4pm, at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock, as the event takes place on the spectacular Jurassic coast, where event goers will find […]

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 […]

Cream Teas & Thatched Cottages – Tea Clipper Tea Rooms

When Kathy and Alastair Beaven were looking for a house that also had holiday accommodation, little did they know they would end up buying one with a tearoom attached as well. Kathy originally from Essex and Alastair originally from Trowbridge, met and lived in Preston, Lancashire. In 2009 they decided it was time to move […]

Abbotsbury Food Fair Stall Holders

It’s back for 2019! Join us for another year of fabulous food and drink at Abbotsbury Food Fair! With around 30 local producers selling distinctively Dorset produce set in the stunning Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens. More info Abbotsbury Food Fair Facebook Event List of Stall Holders Producers Bayside Bakery Cerne Abbas Brewery Dorset Chilli Shop Dorset […]

Mixing it up with Grey Bear Bar Company

Lloyd Brown started his hospitality career at the tender age of 15 behind the bar of a local pub, not totally legal, but one that would shape his future. After that and whilst still in 6th form at school, he was managing The Victoria Hotel in Dorchester and pulling pints during his lunch breaks. Lloyd […]

Taste the love of Dorset with From Dorset With Love

When you start chatting to Chrissy & Karl Regler, you soon realise that they are extremely passionate about Dorset, especially its food. So much so they named their award-winning artisan preserves business “From Dorset With Love” because they really do mean it. Chrissy was training to be a Legal Executive at a local (Blandford) solicitor […]

Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair Stall Holders

Join us for another year of wonderful, festive food and drink at our Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair! With over 50 local producers selling distinctively Dorset & seasonal produce set in the lovely grounds of Athelhampton House. Plus this year we have plenty of festive music provided by local choirs and singers, Santa visiting […]

Dorset Food & Drink Guide 2018/19 – Out Now!

Dorset Food & Drink’s free Guide for 2018/19 is out now. Discover the real taste of Dorset and find out how you can include locally sourced products in your weekly shop. Dorset is home to award-winning beers, preserves, gins, meat and much more. So let your taste buds enjoy a delicious journey into Dorset’s Larder […]