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10 Interesting Facts About Dorset!

If you’re interested in taking a visit down to the Jurassic Coast this summer, take a look at some interesting facts that might take your fancy. 1) Bournemouth serves up more than 2,000 ice creams a day. 2) Poole Harbour is the second largest natural harbour in the...

Dorset Apple Cake

Apple Dorset Cake Ingredients: 225g plain flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 110g butter 110g unrefined granulated sugar 225g apples – peeled, cored and finely sliced. These can be cooking, eating or a mixture of both. 75g currants or raisins 2 eggs – beaten Method: Grease...

Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre

Monkey World is one of the best loved and most famed attractions in the whole of Dorset.  Helping governments around the world put a stop to the smuggling of primates from the wild, Dorset-based Monkey World is home to Chimpanzees, Orang-utans, Gibbons, Woolly...

Dorset – Local History

Dorset has had its fair share of poets, writers, heroes and villains throughout history. Here are a few of the famous names associated with the county over the years. Thomas Hardy Dorset’s most famous literary figure is undoubtedly Thomas Hardy.  He wasn’t...

Apple and Dorset Blue Vinny Scone Bread

Ingredients 8ozs (225g) self raising flour 2ozs (50g) butter or margarine 3ozs (75g) Dorset blue vinny cheese (crumbled, or other cheese of your choice) I eating apple, peeled, cored and grated 1 large egg, beaten (mixed with 4 tablespoons milk) Extra milk for the...

Places to visit in Dorset

Dorset’s stunning landscape and magnificent coastal walks have attracted visitors world wide but we thought you would like to know about all the fantastic attractions to be found within easy reach of Pinewood Holiday Lodges. Come rain or shine there is plenty to keep...

The Tank Mod

The Tank Museum brings history to life, with the world’s best collection of tanks and explosive live displays. Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare spanning over 100 years of history. Exploring eight powerful exhibitions, you will come face to face with...

Tank Museum

The Tank Museum brings history to life, with the world’s best collection of tanks and explosive live displays. Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare spanning over 100 years of history. Exploring eight powerful exhibitions, you will come face to face with...