Discover Dorset's County Town

12 Romantic Restaurants in Dorchester

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching we thought we would take a look at the most romantic restaurants in Dorchester. If you are looking for a cozy, candle lit dining experience to take your loved one to then there are some great restaurants to choose from in the County Town. Sienna Where better to start our run… Read more »

Dorset Underground Map

Friday, December 18th, 2015

A map showing Dorset in the same format as the London tube map has been created. The Dorset underground map was created by Charlie Slade, who is Dorset born and bred but now lives in London. Charlie said One evening, during a particularly slow journey home on the Victoria line I wondered how big the Underground… Read more »

Dorset is the Best Place to Live in England, According to New Survey

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

The best and worst counties to live in England has been revealed and it has been found that Dorset is the best place to live in England! The research carried out by B.heard, a values-comparison platform, judged England’s counties on “essential services” including the quality of schools, crime data and number of people in poverty. The counties were… Read more »

Will it be a White Christmas in Dorchester?

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Many of us want to know if it will be white Christmas in Dorchester. For many of us, snow is synonymous with this time of year. Bing Crosby famously dreamt of it, while adverts, advent calendars, movies and Christmas cards are all decorated with snow-filled scenes of a White Christmas. However, for most parts of… Read more »

Dorchester Christmas Cracker 2015 – Thursday 3rd December

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

The main event of this week is Dorchester’s Christmas Cracker the OFFICIAL start to Christmas in Dorchester! This year looks set to be bigger than ever with lots of festive activities going on. The date for your diary is Thursday 3rd December from 5.30pm Dorchester Christmas Lights switch on at St Peters Church at 6:30pm… Read more »

Brewery Square Christmas Event

Friday, November 27th, 2015

The countdown to Christmas in Dorchester 2015 has officially begun – and it all looks set to be fantastic week of celebrations starting this weekend in Brewery Square and then the OFFICIAL start to Christmas in Dorchester with Cracker Night.   Kicking off the festivities is the Christmas Lights Switch on Event and Skating in… Read more »

Interview with new Brewery Square Wine Merchants Morrish and Banham

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

A new wine merchants has opened up in Brewery Square this month. Morrish and Banham Wine Merchant and Tasting Room has set up shop opposite Dorchester South train station. Co-founder of the business is Mark Banham, who will be well known to local wine enthusiasts after running Palmer’s Wine Store in Bridport for 13 years…. Read more »

Join the Great Dinosaur Hunt this Half Term

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester comes alive this October half term with the Great Dinosaur Hunt. Children can explore this award winning Museum to discover the answers to the clues and solve the dinosaur mystery. The Dinosaur Museum is the perfect place for the dinosaur hunt with its exciting blend of actual fossils, skeletons, and… Read more »

Dorchester Super Sleuth 2015 Results Revealed

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

  The Super Sleuth 2015 competition has now come to an end so we can reveal the answers to this year’s quiz. The children of Dorchester (and our visitors) needed to prove how good their detection and observance was when it came to finding secret locations of shops and businesses around town that joined in with the… Read more »

Dorchester Favourite Business Awards

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Winners of the Dorchester Favourite Business Awards were presented at the Dorchester Business Improvement District AGM held at the Wessex Royale Hotel. The Winners Are…. In a hotly contested competition, 111 Dorchester business were voted for by the public. Coming out top of the pile was The Fridge delicatessen based in Tudor Acade run by… Read more »