Live music, culture, cuisine and days beside the sea are just a few things on everybody’s bucket lists for a July spent in Dorset. Warm weather, sunshine and blue skies are the perfect combination to accompany a bit of exploring, but why not try something new this year? With a little bit of inside information, you’ll see all there is to keep your spirits high this July.
Festivals and celebrations in Dorset bring together both the local community and guests alike, and are brilliant for showcasing local produce, goods and traditions. If you’ve been on holiday to Dorset and want to see things anew, or even if you’ve never visited before, why not get started this July? With a fantastic, eclectic range of activities and events to get involved in on your cottage doorstep, let the fun begin:
24th June to 2nd July: Beaminster Festival
30th June to 2nd July: Shaftesbury Fringe festival
30th June to 2nd July: Purbeck Pirate Festival
2nd July: Gold Hill Fair
7th to 8th July: British Beach Polo Championships
8th to 9th July: Upwey Open Gardens
14th to 16th July: Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival
22nd to 29th July: Lyme Regis Lifeboat week
23rd July: Wareham Carnival
27th to 30th July: Camp Bestival
Bag yourself a Last Minute Dorset deal to make the most of goings-on.