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September events in Dorset

Get away to Dorset this September and get stuck into the culture, food and events across the county. Stay in one of our properties available for September and experience all of this:

1st week of September

31st August to 2nd September: Lyme Folk Festival

An incredible array of folk artists from around the world, it’s a weekend of fun for the ears.


1st to 2nd September: Poole Thai Festival


A two day event bringing a taste of Thailand to Poole Harbour. And yes you can get a massage.


1st to 2nd September: Dorset County Show

If you love Dorset, you’ll love this show that celebrates all things representing the county.


6th to 16th September: Dorset Architectural Heritage Week

Discover Dorset’s cultural heritage through its rich historic built environment.


7th to 9th September: Blues on the Quay Festival

Poole harbour will be filled with blues tunes all weekend.


2nd week of September 

7th to 9th September: Swanage Folk Festival

Get mixed up in the local festival of music and dance that’s been playing since 1992.


3rd week of September

14th to 16th September: Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival

Get out and about from coast to country and stroll from view to view.


4th week of September   


23rd September: Wessex Heavy Horse Show

See some heavy horses at this traditional country fair.


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