West Dorset Coast

What to do in Dorset - 2017 Events

2017 Events in West Dorset
from Weymouth to Lyme Regis

2017 Events in West Dorset

4 March Charmouth HCC Jurassic Rocks and Fossils Day
24-26 March Jurassic Coast Challenge - 3 days and 78.6 miles Multi terrain running
30 March Secrets of the Jurassic Coast. An evening talk by the Jurassic Coast Trust.
14-15 April Lyme Regis Beer Festival
16 April Lyme Regis Easter Bonnet Parade
17 April Lyme Regis Duck Race
29 April - 30 April Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
30 April Dorset Knob Throwing & Frome Valley Food Festival
20 May Spring Tide Food Festival
27 May Lyme Regis Busking Festival
26-29 May Lyme Regis Jazz Festival
28 May The Dorchester Marathon and Casterbridge half marathon
29 May Sherborne Castle Country Fair, Retriever & Rare Breeds Show
10 - 11 June Vintage Tractor & Stationary Engine Rally - West Bay
11 - 17 June Bridport Food and Beer Festival
17 June Guitars on the beach
17 June (to be confirmed) World nettle eating championships - Bottle Inn, Marshwood
17 - 18 June Axe Vale Festival (Country show)
24 - 25 June Tankfest 2017 - Wareham
TBA Axminster Cider Beer and Music Festival
TBA Bridport Charter Fair
1 July Charmouth Challenge Fell Run
1 - 2 July Chickerell Steam and Vintage Show
8 - 9 July Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival - Weymouth
14 - 15 July Jurassic Fields Music Festival - Bridport
15 - 16 July Sherborne Castle Classic & Supercars
TBA West Bay Power Boat And Waterski Racing
TBA Red Arrows display over Lyme Bay - 19:00
22-29 July Lyme Bay Lifeboat week
5 - 6 August Dorset Food & Arts Festival, Poundbury
5 - 13 August Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival
6 August West Bay Day
11 - 13 August Purbech Steam Rally
13 August Bridport Folk Festival
15 - 16 (TBC) August Weymouth Carnival
19 - 20 August Bridport Carnival and Torchlight procession
19-20 August Food Rocks Festival
20 August Buckham Fair - Martin Clunes Pony & Dog show
20 August Bridport Torchligh Procession
24 August Melplash Agricultural Show
24-28 August Great Dorset Steam Fair
26-27 (TBC) August Monmouth Rebellion Re-enactment
1-3 September Lyme Folk Weekend
2 September Bridport Hat Festival
2-3 September Dorset County Show
17 September Autumn Charity Garden Fair at Mapperton
12-29 October Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens Enchanted Illuminations
5 - 12 November Bridport Literary Festival
4 November Charmouth Bonfire and Fireworks on the beach
25 December Charmouth Christmas Day Swim

 

Bridport Hat Festival

Lyme Regis Food Rocks

Guitars on the beach


Lyme Regis Hotel

The perfect place to stay

Hensleigh House Hotel. A small Charmouth and Lyme Regis Hotel, 300 metres from the Jurassic Beach in the unspoilt village of Charmouth, and 3 minute walk to shops, pubs and restaurants. Hensleigh House has it's own car park and is 2 miles from the centre of Lyme Regis. The 8 comfortable rooms include twins, doubles and two family suites, each with two adjoining bedrooms.

www.hensleighhouse.co.uk