Welcome to Dorset in Focus
Dorset is a county of surprises. Most people would say Dorset is a sleepy southern county on the south coast of England. A great place to retire to.
Look a little deeper and you will learn that Dorset has a wealth of history, some stunning geology, picturesque villages, a wealth of literary heritage and much to endear it to the interested visitor.
Focus on Dorset
The Dorset Coast
Dorset has a wide range of beaches to suit every taste, from frolicking in the surf to fossil hunting or building sandcastles...
Let someone else pamper you. Many of Dorset's hotels offer spa facilities and specialised treatments along with stunning sea views. Popular destinations include:
If working to a budget, these days youth hostels offer surprisingly good facilities.
For those of you who want to get back to nature, the county has a large array of campsites with facilities tailored to suit. From the Wild Camper through to large sites offering all the comforts of home (almost).