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:
23rd June to 1st July: Beaminster Festival
29th June to 1st July: Shaftesbury Fringe festival
1st July: Gold Hill Fair
7th to 8th July: Upwey Open Gardens
13th to 14th July: British Beach Polo Championships
13th to 14th July: Jurassic Fields festival
20th to 22nd July: Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival
22nd July: Wareham Carnival
22nd to 29th July: Weymouth Lifeboat week
26th to 29th July: Camp Bestival
28th July to 4th August: Lyme Regis Lifeboat week
Bag yourself a Last Minute Dorset deal to make the most of goings-on.