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 soonNothe Fort - Hands on History - 18th-20th February More information...
Dorset County Museum - Literary Talk - Here lies the Body: Dorset Tenant Farmers and their Tombs - 19th February More information...
Swanage Railway - Taster Experience - 21st February-14th March More information...
Nothe Fort - Nothe Fort Artillery Display Team - 22nd February More information...
Lulworth Castle - Wedding Fair - 22nd February More information...
Dorset County Museum - Lunchtime Concert with Thomas Hardye School - 25th February More information...
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