Bennetts Water Gardens
Sherborne Castle, Lake & Gardens
Athelhampton House & Gardens
Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park
Lulworth Castle Park
Forde Abbey and Gardens
This year Best of Dorset celebrates 30 years of helping visitors to find fun things to do in Dorset. It is full of the best that Dorset has to offer so I am confident that you will not be disappointed if you use it as your guide during 2013.
John Houston Best of Dorset Chairman
Welcome to the Best of Dorset website.
The best attractions in Dorset are listed in this website. From history and heritage to family attractions, houses and castles to gardens, steam to pottery, crafts to animals and shopping to tranquil tea houses. Value for money brought to you in true Best of Dorset style! To receive the discounts please pick up a 'Best of Dorset' leaflet available from any Dorset Tourist Information Centre or download here.
Take advantage of all the great money saving discounts and offers!
There are three ways to discover the attractions, either search by location, view a randomly generated list or specific page of each attraction. There is also an events list relating to the listing attractions.
Click on map to find attractions by location.
EVENTS coming soonSwanage Railway - Swanage Railway Jazz Train - 22nd June More information...
Sherborne castle - Cancer Research UK 'Race for Life' 5k Ladies Charity Run - 23rd June More information...
Weymouth Sea Life Park - Conservation Event - 27th June More information...
Tank Museum - Tankfest 2013 - 29th and 30th June More information...
The Blue Pool - Armed Forces Day - 29th June More information...
Forde Abbey - Sweet Pea Fortnight - 1st to 14th July More information...
Tank Museum - War Games Weekend - 6th and 7th July More information...
Adventure Wonderland - Katsuma from Moshi Monsters - 13th July More information...
The Blue Pool - Fairies and Friends Festival - 14th July More information...
Click here to view the year's full list of events.
Click here to view three movies showing Dorset and its attractions at its best.