Springtime is a magnificent season with sweet-smelling flowers and lush lawns that make you want to lounge in the garden. The clear blue skies make you eager to get out and do something fun, we’ll make sure you do just that in Dorset.
If what you’ve always wanted is a lovely spring holiday on a gorgeous English countryside, then there’s no better place to make that fantasy a reality than in Dorset. The county offers everything from spectacular views to tonnes of fun activities. Dorset is also rich in culture, history and art that’s bound to make your spring break a memorable one.
You can choose to go hiking through Dorset’s gorgeous countryside with all its impressive flora and fauna in the bloom of spring. The air is clean and everything seems to be simply bursting with colour. Dorset’s walking routes in spring all feature a lovely landscape that’s brimming with new life and activity.
Along your walking trail, you can choose to stop over at one of Dorset’s many magnificent gardens and houses where you’ll find Spring flowers in full bloom. In April/May, Forde Abbey’s Tulip Festival is one sight you don’t want to miss with its over thirty thousand tulip blossoms in bloom in Dorset gardens all over the county.
Spring is also a great time to go fossil hunting in Dorset because of how charming the weather is. Fossil hunting can be enjoyed right on the beach where you can have access to the best of the sea air and view. Who knows? You might uncover a new dinosaur. You could also pay a visit to the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival.
April in Dorset is also ideal for families as talks, walks, comedy, theatre, music, exhibits and much more are all available. But one thing your kids will definitely take great joy in is welcoming the newly birthed animals. Because Spring is lambing season, visitors get to see the adorable newborns leap through the fields. Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park and Kingston Maurward Animal Park are great places for such activities especially for families with children.
There’s also the Dorset Knob Throwing Festival in May which goes hand in hand with the Frome Valley Food Festival. Loads of entertainment and games for all with food from Dorset’s best food producers in a single location. And when the day is over, you can rest easy in any of the following top accommodation choices; Hotels, B&Bs, Self-catering cottages, Campsites, and Holiday Parks.
SSW Tips for Dorset Spring Break
Book your spring break in Dorset in advance in order to ensure access to your favourite events. This is especially true concerning booking accommodations. If you are driving in Dorset, free on street parking is available, but be sure to verify that there are no parking restrictions where you choose to park.
This spring break doesn’t have to be like the others, we guarantee you’ll have a rewarding spring break in Dorset. Save money and treat the kids to a spring break they won’t forget soon. Pick one of our attractive deals to treat your family to a wonderful spring break holiday in Dorset.