Welcome to dorsetmums - A families guide to life in dorset

Dorset is such a wonderful place to raise a family.  We have long sandy beaches and wonderous woodland walks, bustling towns and quaint villages, award winning attractions and plenty of family friendly events.

Dorsetmums aims to list all the great places to go, toddler and pre school classes, half term and seasonal events,  useful contacts, family family campsites, pubs with play areas and much much more!

PLACES TO GO IN DORSET

Dorset has a wonderful variety of attractions, soft plays, farms, castles, country parks, museums and much more.

Where will your journey take you?  Find out more here.

There's tons going on across Dorset with themed trails, craft activities, fun days, discos and town carnivals.

To see what's on near you, please see our list of Summer Holidays Events and Activities.

CHILDREN'S CLUBS AND CLASSES

Are you looking for a baby sensory class or a music and movement group?  Or maybe you would like your child to take up a sport or begin swimming?  Dorsetmums lists all the favourites here

PUBS WITH PLAY AREAS

Looking for a pub or restaurant in Dorset which has a play area for the children?  You'll find a great list of places to go here.

On a lovely sunny day there's nothing better than packing up the kids cozzies and getting wet.

For ideas on where to go please see our list of Dorset's Splash Parks and Paddling Pools.

FAMILY FRIENDLY CAMPSITES IN DORSET

Camping has become a firm family favourite activity and Dorset has some great sites offering outstanding views, swimming pools, play parks, entertainment and fire pits ready for toasting marshmallows.

Dorsetmums have created a list of campsites which have been recommended by local parents in Summer 2017 so please take a peek here and see where your next family adventure takes you!

DORSET STALLHOLDERS DIRECTORY

Do you have an event coming up which you need stallholders for?

Please visit the Dorset Stallholders Directory to find a variety of stallholders local to you.

Dorset has tons of great annual events coming up including Camp Bestival, the Bournemouth Air Festival and The Great Dorset Steam Fayre.  There's also a multitude of school fetes, village fayres, festivals and foodie events which can be found weekly on our What's on at the Weekend list.

DORSETMUMS BLOG

The Dorsetmums blog is full of attraction, product and theatre reviews plus recipes and guest posts from Dorsetnanny.

ADVERTISING WITH DORSETMUMS

Are you a Dorset attraction or soft play looking to promote your venue or event?  Or do you run children's classes and need to push your new term?  Dorsetmums can help!