Did you know... Dorset was Jane Austen's home and features in many films?

Dorset’s beautiful and dramatic scenery has long made the county a favourite with writers, poets and film crews. Jurassic cliffs plunge alongside picturesque harbour towns and coastal resorts, providing an impressive backdrop for many destinations. Blue Chip Holidays offer self catering accommodation in many of the county’s towns, each of which has a slightly different experience to offer than the next.

Dorset’s relatively small size as a county proves convenient for guests, as the various family attractions are within easy reach of one another for handy days out.
 
Dorset’s many beaches comprise the famous Jurrasic Coast, the first natural World Heritage site in England. There are several ways in which visitors to Dorset can experience the Jurrassic Coast, including specialised walks, a boat trip, or even by hopping onto the area’s Jurrassic Coast bus.
 

Sherborne Old Castle

How many towns can say they have two castles to their name? Well, Sherborne for one. The old castle sits in the grounds of the new one (which was built using some of the stone form the original) and it dates back to the 12 th century. Originally built as a fortified palace, Sherborne Old Castle is now an English...

Sherborne Abbey

It’s only right that Sherborne Abbey sits right in the heart of the town as it’s one of the area’s most loved buildings. You’ll be welcome to visit for a look around even if you don’t plan on attending one of the services or the many events that the abbey hosts throughout the year, and one of the most striking...
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