Welcome to Dorsetmums - A families guide to life in Dorset

Dorset is a wonderful place to raise a family or visit on holiday.  With long sandy beaches and wonderous woodland walks, bustling towns and quaint villages, award winning attractions and family events - you'll definitely find something for everyone. 

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

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

Where will your next adventure take you?  Find out more on our suggested Places to Visit.

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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 learn how to swim?  Dorsetmums lists all the favourite Clubs and Classes.

Dorset has a huge choice of small Soft Plays and Play Cafes which are perfect for babies up to pre schoolers plus there's large venues with muti-level play areas, steep slides and obstacles providing hours of fun for the bigger kids.

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Dorset has lots of Pubs with Play Areas and having a cool drink or meal in the sunshine while the children burn off some energy is one activity most parents enjoy.  

Baby and Children's Nearly New Sales are great and if you're there to buy then you can save yourself a small fortune.  You will normally find anything from moses baskets to pushchairs and baby baths to children's clothes - some even sell tea and cake for you to enjoy whilst grabbing all those bargains!

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There's tons of Events going on this summer with the Jubilee, Fete's, Festivals, Fun Fairs, Shows and so much more!  

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

Are you a Dorset based attraction/business looking to promote your venue or event?  Or do you run children's classes and need exposure?  Dorsetmums can help!