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The Best of Dorset Travel Guide.

Exceptional, Curated Travel Guides.

A beautiful, curated Dorset & Devon travel guide to the best places to eat, drink & visit throughout the Jurassic Coast with professional photography & impartial reviews.

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Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Cove is a stunning place of natural beauty, with its glistening crystal waters surrounded by rolling hi... Read more

South Coast Roast, Bournemouth

With high ceilings and an industrial aesthetic, South Coast Roast is regionally renowned for their exceptional c... Read more

Durdle Door & Man O’War Beach, Lulworth

Durdle Door is one of the world’s most famous stone arches, created when the sea penetrated through the Portla... Read more

The Red Lion, Weymouth

Know as the lifeboat man's pub is The Red Lion in Weymouth. "A bottle of rum to fill my tum" Behind the bar are ... Read more

South Haven Point, Swanage

Between Sandbanks and Swanage is beautiful Studland and Godlingston Heath nature reserve, a perfect spot for any... Read more

Rick Stein Sandbanks, Poole

Enormous glass windows frame the tranquil view of the far stretching views over Poole Harbour at Rick Stein’s ... Read more

Weymouth Harbour

With a 17th century waterfront, the picturesque harbour of Weymouth is home to private yachts, pleasure boats an... Read more

Weyfish, Weymouth

Weyfish has been situated in Weymouth for generations and its longevity is down to the simple reason that its hi... Read more

The Watch House Cafe, Bridport

The sister restaurant to The Hive, The Watch House Cafe is situated on the golden shingle beach of West Bay, ove... Read more

The Station Kitchen, Bridport

Situated on the edge of the Old West Bay Station platform, The Station Kitchen showcases the best of Dorset’s ... Read more

The Monkey’s Fist, Weymouth

A simple, urban interior of glass topped wooden tables, stone flooring and pendant lights showcases the outstand... Read more

The Hive Beach Cafe, Burton Bradstock

With spectacular views across Lyme Bay and Chesil Bank, The Hive Beach Cafe in Burton Bradstock has a committed ... Read more

The Bull Hotel, Bridport

The Bull is a relaxed boutique hotel in the market town of Bridport and surrounded by natural beauty. A perfect ... Read more

Palmers Brewery, Bridport

Brewing five fine ales since 1794, Palmer’s Brewery is nestled into the banks of the river Brit. Beautiful fea... Read more

Northe Fort, Weymouth

This historic fort on the dramatically scenic Jurassic Coast was built by the Victorians to protect Portland Har... Read more

Lulworth Castle

Situated on the dramatic Jurassic Coast of England, home to Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, the majestic Lulworth... Read more

Il Porto, Weymouth

Housed in a sprawling old brewery on the harbourside is Il Porto. This authentic Italian restaurant was founded ... Read more

HIX Oyster and Fish House, Lyme Regis

HIX Oyster and Fish House hosts a stunning spot, for the best seafood in town.The Glass fronted restaurant, offe... Read more

Corfe Castle

Guarding the principal route through the Purbeck Hills, the 1000 year old Corfe Castle’s dramatic remains stan... Read more

James and White, Christchurch

Behind its trendy grey exterior is a kitchen & bar that serves amazing food to customers in Christchurch. James ... Read more

Duck’s Farmshop & Cafe, Weymouth

Duck's Farmshop is a cafe and large country food shop and delicatessen selling a fusion of local farm produce an... Read more

Delicious, Weymouth

An independent, family run delicatessen and wine merchant with a passion for locally sourced, award winning and ... Read more

Cove Fish, West Lulworth

Nestled under the cliffs and set back from the shingle shore of Lulworth Cove, fish doesn’t come much fresher ... Read more

Aroma, Bridport

Aroma is an independent coffee house with a passion for delicious, locally sourced, real food. High ceilings, br... Read more

Cheese & Alfies, Christchurch

Close to Christchurch Priory, Cheese & Alfies is a quirky cafe serving home-cooked food in a relaxed setting. Wi... Read more

Rick Stein’s Sandbank, Poole

Rick Stein's Sandbank restaurant is an inviting, family-friendly seafood restaurant overlooking Poole Harbour. T... Read more

Java Independent Coffee House, Swanage

Just off the beaten track is Java Independent Coffee House. This little cafe is a haven for those who love quali... Read more

Love Cake, Swanage

Behind the rustic stone exterior is Love Cake. This independent cafe is stylish yet homely, with a country moder... Read more

Roy Osmond Old Forge Blacksmith, Lulworth

Roy Osmond is a traditional village blacksmith, and he works from the old Forge Blacksmiths in Lulworth. With ov... Read more

Crab House Cafe, Weymouth

Within a rustic unpretentious building, which some may describe as a 'shack' you'll find The Crab House Cafe. Si... Read more

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