Photos of Dorset

Browse through the photos below to aid you in discovering where to visit in Dorset during your stay or read our travel guide to learn more about this part of South West of England. Take a look at some holiday cottages in Dorset.

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Steam fair at Blandford Forum

An attraction for steam train lovers in Blandford forum. This is a annual event which is known as being the leading show of its type in the World

Bournemouth hillside railway cabs

Bournemouths three cliff lifts provide visitors with easy access from the beach to the cliff tops where you can enjoy the stunning coastal views

A sandy Dorset beach

This is just one of the sandy beaches along the seven miles of a golden sandy Bournemouth coastline which is popular for all of the family throughout the year

Boscombe pier in Bournemouth

Boscombe pier is at the heart of the beach and was voted pier of the year in 2010 by the National pier Society

Bournemouth eye hot air balloon

One of Bournemouths main attractions is the Gondola, a giant helium balloon that can carry 25 passagers gently floating some 500 feet above the beautiful surroundings and Bournemouths Lower Gardens. Riders will also get to see spectacular views of the english channel and up to 20 miles of the surrounding area

Seatown beach

Seatown is in between Bridport and Charmouth on the south west Jurassic coastal path in Dorset

Burton Bradstock cliffs

Another spectacular beach to visit or walk along when you are in or around Burton Bradstock in bridport. It is also the main gateway to the Jurassic Coast and the South West Coast Path

Christchurch castle

Christchurch is a remains of a historic building for history lovers, owned by the English Heritage. Its a 12th centerary building and was a Norman house at the river side

Hardy Monument Black Down at Portesham

The Hardy Monument is a well known historic landmark which can be seen from miles, it stands out on the skyline above the village of Portesham in Dorset. This monument was built in 1844 for the memmory of Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy. Sir Thomas Hardy was a flag captain of the HMS Victory at the battle of Trafalgar.