Dorset, a beautiful county located in the south-west of England, offers a variety of attractions and scenic spots for visitors and locals to explore. Here is a list of the top 50 places to visit in Dorset:

  1. Durdle Door: A natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast, providing breathtaking coastal views.
  2. Lulworth Cove: A picturesque horseshoe-shaped cove with clear blue waters, great for swimming and kayaking.
  3. Corfe Castle: A medieval ruin with a rich history, set in the stunning Purbeck Hills.
  4. Old Harry Rocks: Iconic chalk formations at Handfast Point, offering panoramic views of the coastline.
  5. Jurassic Coast: A UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring 185 million years of geological history.
  6. Swanage: A charming seaside town with a beautiful beach and the historic Swanage Railway.
  7. Bournemouth Beach: A bustling, sandy beach with a vibrant pier and a wide range of activities.
  8. Brownsea Island: A nature reserve in Poole Harbour, known for its wildlife and historic castle.
  9. Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens: Beautiful gardens with rare and exotic plants.
  10. Weymouth: A lively seaside town with a long sandy beach, a picturesque harbor, and a historic waterfront.
  11. Sherborne Abbey: A stunning medieval abbey in the town of Sherborne.
  12. Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre: A sanctuary for rescued primates, educating visitors about conservation.
  13. Portland Bill Lighthouse: An iconic lighthouse at the southern tip of the Isle of Portland.
  14. Athelhampton House and Gardens: A historic manor house with beautiful gardens.
  15. Chesil Beach: A unique pebble beach that stretches for 18 miles along the coast.
  16. Hardy’s Cottage: The birthplace of author Thomas Hardy, offering insight into his life and work.
  17. Wimborne Minster: A charming market town with a magnificent Minster church.
  18. Mapperton House and Gardens: A stunning stately home with beautifully landscaped gardens.
  19. Portland Castle: A well-preserved coastal artillery fortress overlooking Portland Harbor.
  20. The Tank Museum: A museum in Bovington dedicated to armored warfare history, featuring a vast collection of tanks.

And another 30:

  1. Kingston Lacy
  2. Studland Beach and Nature Reserve
  3. Shaftesbury
  4. Cerne Abbas Giant
  5. Kimmeridge Bay
  6. Highcliffe Castle
  7. Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Museum
  8. Milton Abbey
  9. Tyneham Village
  10. Poole Harbour
  11. Maiden Castle
  12. Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum
  13. Moors Valley Country Park and Forest
  14. Lyme Regis
  15. Sturminster Newton Mill
  16. Nothe Fort
  17. Christchurch Priory
  18. St. Catherine’s Chapel, Abbotsbury
  19. The Keep Military Museum
  20. Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust
  21. Beaminster
  22. Langham Wine Estate
  23. Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
  24. Milton Abbas
  25. Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts
  26. T.E. Lawrence’s (Lawrence of Arabia) Cottage
  27. Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park
  28. Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden
  29. Bridport
  30. Dorchester

For those who live in the beautiful county or are just visiting, have a wonderful time.

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