Holidays in Dorset
To be considered as a place which inspires for poets, film crews and writers with its natural beauty, the dream will become true when you travel to Dorset.Dorset will be in your heart when you can enjoy the beautiful and dramatic scenery and wonders seen in movies.
Dorset is a comparatively smaller county, and this makes it more accessible for tourists to visit all of the attractions, such as the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site on England’s southern coast. Many of Dorset’s beaches combine to form this beautiful coast. If you wish to explore the Jurassic coast you can either take a boat trip or ride on the Jurassic coast bus or even be a part of the rambling tours that lets you experience the Jurassic coast to the fullest.
If you are planning to tour Dorset and have yet not scheduled a trip to the beaches, you are surely missing out on something special. There is a beautiful beach called Weymouth with sandy with shallow waters. This beach offers a multitude of activities such as donkey rides and Punch & Judy shows. You can also explore Avon Beach in Christchurch and Castle Cove Beach in Portland. Castle Cove Beach has limited facilities but is in the central location and hence quite crowded. Another famous beach destination is Bournemouth. Extending over seven miles of sandy coastline, this beach has lifeguards, earning them recognition and awards for safety. If you are visiting these beaches on a family vacation, then these RNL lifeguards will give you complete peace of mind as you will not have to worry about your child’s safety.
If going to the beach doesn’t sound like fun, there is no need to worry. There are ample indoor attractions to keep you busy during your holidays in Dorset. Some of these popular tourist destinations are Weymouth Sea Life Center, Bovington Tank Museum, and Adventure Wonderland. Better still if you are visiting Dorset during warm summers. You can enjoy your visit to the Monkey Museum or may be go to a chimpanzee rescue center. These places are ideal for animal lovers. Got a historical trip on mind? No problem, since this place provides you with places such as Lulworth Castle Park, Highcliffe Castle and Portland Castle.
Holidays in Dorset can also be a treat for the food lovers as the place boasts of some of the best and very diverse cafes and restaurants in the world. You can get traditional English fare like fish & chips at the pubs, or you can have an Italian evening at restaurants like Prezzo. Prezzo is unique because the owners prefer to restore local architecture when selecting locations, so you get a wonderful meal in a beautifully restored building. If you’re in the mood for more international fare, try the Restaurant at The King’s Hotel or Splinters Restaurant. Both offer quality meals for your dining pleasure. Whatever you’re in the mood for can be found in Dorset.
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