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March events in Dorset

From seaside views to countryside walks, Dorset is a great place to get outdoors this March. Now that spring is here and the weather has started to warm up, you have the perfect excuse to spend a weekend away in the country sunshine. 

Settle on the south coast this March for undisturbed fossil hunting and coastal walks in Dorset. The weather might even be warm enough for you to take a quick dip in the ocean. As there are no school holidays in March, a holiday now means you’ll miss the swathes of holidaymakers who visit during the peak season. What could be better than strolling along the beach with a group of friends and feeling like you have the whole place to yourselves?


If you’re looking for something extra to do on your holiday, take a look at our list of events across Dorset:

1st to 4th March: Swanage Blues festival

3rd March: Weymouth Music Festival

3rd to 4th March: Spring lambing weekend

10th March: Bridport Farmers’ market

17th March: Dorset county Orchestra’s Spring Concert

24th March: Stargazing at Durlston Country Park


Now that you’ve decided on all the things you want to do, add some extra luxury to your break by choosing a cottage with a hot tub. Gaze at the stars with your loved one whilst enjoying a romantic glass of bubbly. For a cosy home from home, pick a holiday let with a fire. Cuddle up on cool evenings with the toasty glow, a good book and a warming cup of tea. Bring all the family to Dorset this March and book a dog friendly cottage so even your four legged friends can enjoy Dorset.


Can’t find the time to get away in March? Enjoy the county at any time of the year in one of our Dorset holiday cottages.

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