Posts Tagged ‘ Dorset ’

A weekend discovering the Jurassic Coast

Nov 2nd, 2016 | By
the bathouse of George III sill awaits on the front in Weymouth

Natasha explores Weymouth and Portland in Dorset – part of the Jurassic coastline.



Where the experts holiday: Jini Reddy, travel author

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By

Jini Reddy, author of Wild Times – a new title showcasing extraordinary experiences connecting with nature around Britain – talks travel



Selling Dorset holidays to the Chinese

Feb 22nd, 2016 | By

If the people who have bought the jars of air believe that the air from Dorset or wherever is beneficial to them, then Visit Britain or Leo De Watts who launched AETHAER should be selling package holidays to Dorset.



Where the experts holiday: Jack Archer, co-founder of Ruumi

Nov 11th, 2015 | By

Jack Archer – co-founder of Rumi – a new social platform and service that aims to take the stress out of finding the right place to rent in the capital – talks travel



A day in…Bournemouth and the Isle of Purbeck

Jan 14th, 2015 | By
Bournemouth beach and pier

Known as a popular summer destination, Anna Maria Espsäter explores the delights of the Dorset coast in winter.



Where the experts holiday: Charlie McGrath, MBE, Objective Gap Safety

May 15th, 2014 | By

Charlie McGrath from Objective Gap Safety talks travel



Where the experts holiday: Paul Goldstein, award-winning wildlife photographer and guide

May 1st, 2014 | By

Award-winning wildlife photographer and guide, Paul Goldstein, talks travel



England’s hotspots for 2014

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

Calm your FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) – VisitEngland’s guide to the top 2014 holiday hotspots will ensure you don’t miss a thing next year. From litera-tours through Hardy’s Dorset and Shakespeare’s Stratford to top cycle rides in the wilds of Yorkshire and the curves of the Olympic velopark, here’s a sneak preview of England’s top hotspots for 2014



Best of Dorchester

Jun 25th, 2013 | By

Historic Dorchester, in Dorset, dates back an astounding 4,500 years. Anna Maria Espsäter visits its Roman ruins and quirky museums.



Where the experts holiday: Rosa Park

May 13th, 2013 | By

Rosa Park – editor of quarterly food/travel magazine Cereal – on Cornwall, Copenhagen and the Californian coastal town of Santa Barbara



The lure of the fossil

Apr 29th, 2013 | By

The annual Lyme Regis Fossil Festival draws crowds of up to 14,000 every year to meet with other enthusiastic amateurs as well as experts. Coming up this bank holiday weekend is the 2013 Fossil Festival.



England’s top coastal experiences

Feb 17th, 2013 | By

As an island England has more than its fair share of coastline and the national tourist board’s new Coastal Escapes campaign sets out to celebrate it, from quaint Victorian promenades and secret coves to surfers’ hotspots and long sandy stretches. Read on for the low-down on England’s top coastal experiences…



View from the top: England’s tallest attractions

Jan 31st, 2013 | By

Today sees a new icon on the London skyline, open its doors to the public for the first time. The View from the Shard – the visitor attraction at the tallest building in western Europe – will offer visitors a whole new perspective on the capital



No lanes, no chlorine, just the great outdoors

Jan 18th, 2013 | By

It’s official, England has gone wild swimming crazy. From TV shows and books to charity competitions, it seems we can’t get enough of outdoor swimming spots



2013: the party continues

Jan 5th, 2013 | By

From parties at The Palace and Regency balls to week-long walks and ground-breaking hotels, we look at what’s in store for 2013



Happy birthday Hastings Pier

Nov 21st, 2012 | By

No, its not the anniversary of the pier in Hastings. either its building or its dreadful fire two years ago. Earlier this week the Heritage Lottery Fund celebrated its 18th birthday



Remember, remember the 5th of November

Oct 6th, 2012 | By

Whether you’re eager to learn the history behind Guy Fawkes and his failed gunpowder plot or just want to indulge in toffee apples and treacle whilst watching the sky sparkle, we have the low-down on the top events around the country to guarantee your bonfire night goes off with a bang!



Where the experts holiday: travel writer, Robin Nowacki

Sep 27th, 2012 | By

Travel journalist, Robin Nowacki, has written on travel destinations from Mexico to the Maldives for both consumer and trade publications. Here he shares some of his travel highlights, exclusively with CD-Traveller readers



Purple Flag week shines a light on England after dark

Sep 24th, 2012 | By

As the evenings draw in and hours of darkness begin to increase, VisitEngland rounds up some of the nation’s best after dark experience



Go for gold: get training for 2016 with three new Olympic sports

Sep 15th, 2012 | By

As the dust settles over London, talk is turning to Rio. If the Games have left you full of inspiration, get involved with three new Olympic sports and you could be joining TeamGB in 2016…



England’s super sized art

Sep 8th, 2012 | By

The trend for creating highly visible works of art looks set to continue with today’s public opening of Northumberlandia, ‘Goddess of the North’ – the latest of a number of big and bold public works dotted across the English landscape



England’s hottest new trend: literatours

Aug 2nd, 2012 | By

VisitEngland looks at the growing trend for literature lovers to travel the nation in search for their favourite authors’ home towns and the places where they drew their inspiration from to create their bestselling novels and plays



England’s super sleuths

Jul 23rd, 2012 | By

The weekend saw the release of this summer’s most anticipated blockbuster, The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s final Batman film with Nottingham’s Wollaton Hall taking centre stage as Wayne Manor



Bournemouth beats Ibiza

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By

Which place boasts the better beach: Bournemouth or Ibiza? Somewhat surprisingly the Dorset resort has been beaten Ibiza – plus the likes of Benidorm and Gran Canaria – in a list of Europe’s top beaches!