Coastal

Keeping an eye on one of Dorset’s most valuable resources, see all the latest tide times and coastal news.

The Brownsea Island campsite boasts views across Poole Harbour. Picture: National Trust/Robin Kitchin

Last chance for campers to pitch up on Brownsea Island

TIME is running out for campers to pitch up for a once-in-a-season experience. National Trust-run Brownsea Island is only welcoming…

DJ Crumpet Claire is among those set to perform on Chesil Beach on September 19. Beach picture: Finnbarr Webster

Concert aims to unite Portland residents and Bibby Stockholm refugees

A CONCERT is set to be staged in Portland aims to build bridges between residents and those who were…

The Middle Beach Cafe in Studland has been demolished. Picture: Google

Former café’s foundations to be removed from Studland beach

THE next stage in a project to remove all man-made structures from a popular Purbeck beach will start this…

PS Waverley backs out at Swanage Pier

Famous Waverley paddle steamer steams into Swanage Pier

THE world’s last seagoing paddle steamer is in Swanage today (Wednesday). PS Waverley is off the Dorset coast as it…

Panels showing St Michael's Mount and Causeway and Budleigh Salterton

More than 150 embroidered panels take viewer on coast path trip

EMROIDERY fans can take a trip along the South West Coast Path – without leaving an exhibition in Dorset. To…

Phillip Warren has spent a lifetime creating his matchstick fleet

Amazing matchstick naval fleet sailing into Dorset this week

A NAVAL fleet made entirely out of matchsticks and their boxes will take to the seas of Nothe Fort…

Chris Payne of Green Folk and marathon swimmer Oly Rush

‘Human fish’ Oly in final prep for Greek island swim

DORSET’S very own ‘human fish’ is preparing for his next challenge – swimming around the Greek island of…

Landance at the Maumbury Rings. Picture: Brendan Buesnel

Free Landance performances in Swanage open for bookings

TWO special contemporary dance performances are set to take place in Swanage next month – including an accessible show. At…

The sensory backpacks are free to hire at Brownsea Island. Picture: National Trust

New sensory backpacks on offer at Brownsea Island to enhance SEND experience

NEW backpacks that enhance the experience of visitors with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are now free to…

The sand lizard sculpture will be in situ until August 31. Picture: ARC

A giant sand lizard is invading the Isle of Purbeck! For a good cause…

A GIANT sand lizard is invading the Isle of Purbeck. But far from threatening walkers, it is in the form…