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.

EASTER EGG HUNTS AND EVENTS

From Easter egg hunts to themed trails and fun fairs to crafts, you'll find it all right here in Dorset!

To see what's on near you, please see our list of Easter Egg Hunts and Events.

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.

Our list of Family Friendly Campsites have been recommended by hundreds of local parents.

SOFT PLAYS AND PLAY CAFES

From small soft plays and play cafes which are perfect for little one's to larger venues providing hours of entertainment, you'll find it all in Dorset.

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.

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.

VOTED BY DORSETMUMS

At the start of 2019 thousands of Dorset parents took part in voting for their favourite businesses and attractions in a number of categories which included Best Day Out, Best Soft Play and Best Children's Entertainer.

To read about this year's winners, please see here.

BABY AND CHILDREN'S PRE LOVED SALES

If you are looking to grab a pre loved bargain or sell some children's bits and bobs then take a look at our Nearly New Sale page to see what's coming up near you.

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!

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!