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DORSET PARKIN CAKE

by Jayne Vowles  |  26th Jun, 2019

Parkin needs a few days to mature so now is the perfect time to make it ready for Guy Fawkes’. […]

Action and adventure in the countryside

by Jayne Vowles  |  

If you have an appetite for some action and adventure then you won’t be disappointed – Dorset’s beautiful countryside is […]

Why Visit Dorset?

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Planning an escape to the country? Then Dorset’s stunning countryside and coastal scenery, little changed since the days of local […]

DORSET JUGGED STEAK

by Jayne Vowles  |  

This traditional Dorset dish was often prepared to be eaten on days when the fair came to town. Jugging is […]

SEATON TRAMWAY A FUN DAY OUT IN DEVON

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Travel 3 miles of unspoilt countryside along the beautiful Axe Valley. Seaton Tramway operates narrow gauge heritage trams between Seaton, […]

PECORAMA – BEER DEVON

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Why not take a trip to Pecorama, there is plenty to see and do for all the family, including The […]

Lyme Kayak Hire

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Kayaking is a fantastic way to explore the coastline around Lyme Regis. You don’t need any previous experience as you […]

Abbostbury Swannery

by Jayne Vowles  |  

This is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony […]

Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Charmouth Heritage Centre The Centre provides information on fossils, fossil hunting and the local coastal and marine wildlife. Facilities at […]

The Donkey Sanctuary

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Come and join us at the donkey sanctuary in Sidmouth. Activities for all the family, enjoy the Around the world […]

THE TOWN MILL

by Jayne Vowles  |  

The Town Mill is one of Lyme Regis’ leading attractions.  Just a few minutes’ walk from the sea front you will […]

WALK AROUND LYME REGIS

by Jayne Vowles  |  

WALK AROUND LYME Weave your way around the narrow streets of Lyme Regis to the Town Mill – this is […]

10 Interesting Facts About Dorset!

by Jayne Vowles  |  

If you’re interested in taking a visit down to the Jurassic Coast this summer, take a look at some interesting […]

Dorset Apple Cake

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Ingredients: 225g plain flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 110g butter 110g unrefined granulated sugar 225g apples – peeled, cored […]

Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Monkey World is one of the best loved and most famed attractions in the whole of Dorset.  Helping governments around […]

Dorset – Local History

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Dorset has had its fair share of poets, writers, heroes and villains throughout history. Here are a few of the […]

Apple and Dorset Blue Vinny Scone Bread

by Jayne Vowles  |  

Ingredients 8ozs (225g) self raising flour 2ozs (50g) butter or margarine 3ozs (75g) Dorset blue vinny cheese (crumbled, or other […]