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Things to see and do
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Stay a while - holiday cottages
We have some great places to stay in Dorset. From converted farmhouses and an old isolation hospital to an island retreat on Brownsea or a former tennis pavilion at Studland.
Stay a while - camping
Be inspired by a night under canvas. Why not get closer to nature and the outdoors at one of our campsites?
For something different our Golden Cap bunkhouse, once a post-war MOD radar station, sleeps eight and has wonderful views over Lyme Bay.
Stay a while - working holidays
If you are looking for interesting ways to make a difference, stay in great Dorset locations, and to meet new friends, one of our working holidays could be the answer.
This autumn we'd like to help you and your children explore the great outdoors and get really close to nature. We're hoping to get 200,000 children playing outside and having a wild time. Are your children up for the '50 things to do before your 11 3/4 challenge'?