Bennetts Water Gardens
Sherborne Castle & Gardens
Athelhampton House & Gardens
Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park
Lulworth Castle Park
Forde Abbey and Gardens
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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.
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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 soonDorset County Museum - Thomas Hardy's Humour: A Celebration of a Great Comic Writer - 23rd April More information...
Tank Museum - Tiger Day - 2nd May More information...
Sherborne Castle - Craft and Garden Fair - 2nd-4th May More information...
Nothe Fort - Artwey Exhibition - 2nd-17th May More information...
Swanage Railway - Diesel Gala - 8th-10th May More information...
Kingston Maurward Gardens - Animal Festival - 10th May More information...
Nothe Fort - Nothe Fort Artillery Display Team - 10th May More information...
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