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Northern Lights visible in Dorset

On Sunday 26 and Monday 27 February, a rare sighting of the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights, was delighting people in Dorset. Although difficult to see with the naked eye, with a camera much more detail of the stunning display can be picked up. What causes the display? The Aurora Borealis is only visible in […]

Photos of Abbotsbury Swannery

In pictures – Abbotsbury Swannery

Boost for UK’s rarest lizard as over 140 are released back into the wild

A group of the UK’s rarest lizard, the sand lizard, have been released back into the wild in Dorset.

Dorset sculpture park, Sculpture by the Lakes starts virtual tours

June 2020 update: Open from Wednesday 3rd June. You must now pre-book and buy tickets online before visiting. Lots of new sculptures to see and gardens looking wonderful. See you soon! Sculpture by the Lakes is one of the many sculpture parks across the UK that has had to close its ‘garden gates’ until further […]

Wild Purbeck selected as Nature Improvement Area

Wild Purbeck has been selected as one of 12 Nature Improvement Areas. The 12 regions were chosen from 70 schemes that were bidding against each other in a DEFRA competition to gain a share of £7.5 million over three years. The funding has been awarded to the Nature Improvement Areas  by the Government to help […]