The thriving food scene in West Dorset was first established when Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall began his River Cottage empire in Netherbury in the 1990s
Subsequently a spotlight shone on this region – even more brightly after the smash hit Broadchurch was filmed beneath honeyed West Bay cliffs – which has encouraged innovation and growth among the throng of local producers
Farm shops now abound in the winding lanes of the county
UK tourism is booming as more Brits choose to go on staycation
The 95 miles and over 185 million years’ Jurassic Coast UNESCO World Heritage Site is featured in the Telegraph Saturday Supplement where fossil hunters come from all over the world.
UK’s Most Charming Towns
Visit West Dorset is featured in the article on 15 of the UK’s most charming towns on FlightNetwork – one of the world’s largest online travel agencies based in Canada! Included in the article are the West Dorset towns of Dorchester, Bridport, Weymouth and Lyme Regis. Click on the link above and check out the article.
UK Emerging Destinations 2017
This year, trivago.co.uk reveals the UK’s emerging local destinations as part of their annual Global Summer Trends research.
Wareham, Dorset is the number one emerging destination for British holidaymakers in the UK. Wareham is the destination that has seen the largest increase in searches on the UK trivago platform.
Using exclusive price data from the past two years on trivago platforms around the world, trivago has identified the destinations that have seen the largest increase in local popularity over this period from UK users.
Dorset Tourism Awards 2017
South West tops the country for 5th year running in National Tourism Awards