Every Thursday, In partnership with Moors Valley Country Park, come and join our fun, friendly and active free cycle rides from 9.30am (please arrive by 9.15am for a prompt start). These free, volunteer-led rides are a great chance to explore the local area and make new friends.
A beautiful setting for a cottage garden with colour themed borders, pleached limes and hidden gems, leading over chalk stream to shady area which has some unusual plants incl hardy orchids and arisaemas. Plenty of areas just to sit and enjoy the wildlife.
Sundays are for pure indulgence and relaxation. Come and fill up with us on chef Dean Kavara’s famously-scrumptious Sunday Roast! Fancy a glass of Prosecco or House Wine? Why not go bottomless for an hour for £11… An added bonus is that most Sunday’s will feature live acoustic music from 2 pm!
Come and join us for a concert of classical and popular music that will have something that appeals to all - a soundtrack to the summer. Featuring music from Pirates of the Caribbean, The Greatest Showman, Marriage of Figaro and many more!
Join Neil Lucas for a walk around his acclaimed garden at Knoll as he explains his ethos and some of the concepts and techniques that have gone into the creation of this naturalistic, wildlife-friendly garden.
A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. There’s plenty to see, from grand, beautifully detailed carvings, to intimate family souvenirs. Book your timed ticket for the house.
Normal admission applies. Both members and non-members must have a timed house entry ticket.
Our garden is hidden away in a stunning West Dorset Valley surrounded by our small family estate. We started our landscaping adventure from scratch in 2011. Today the glorious purple, pink and white borders surround the house and lawn. Many varieties of geranium and other perennials, grasses, shrubs and a rockery.
For more than 60 years master modeller Philip Warren has been painstakingly creating an armada of every Royal Navy warship afloat, in service or setting sail since the Second World War ... out of matchsticks and wooden matchboxes.
The models are based on drawings, plans and photographs of the real ships.
Meet up with representatives of Dorset’s largest conservation charity on this special day and discover how Knoll’s naturalistic gardening ethos continues to create a garden that welcomes wildlife as well as providing year-round beauty.
A Community Market selling home made baked goods, bread, cakes and savoury bakes.
Local honey and home made preserves and pickles, local free range eggs.
Beautiful flowers, plants and in season, home grown vegetables.
Plus a huge range of high quality hand made craft items perfect for that original gift.
Come and meet our birds of prey and learn about the famous falconers who became embroiled in the English Civil War. Bird display 10am - 5pm and two flying demonstrations each day, accompanied by exciting historical commentary. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Start your weekend with a 2 hour kayak trip in Studland Bay followed by a full English breakfast at Knoll Beach Caf. Minimum age 10 years old if accompanied by an adult or 16 years if unaccompanied. Booking Essential. Phone: 01929 450500. Children must be accompanied by an adult to all events.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul
Receive a warm welcome in this small and friendly village. In addition to the 10 gardens to explore, the village allotmenteers will be on hand to show you around their patches and sell locally grown plants and produce. The church will be decorated and refreshments will be available all day.
Join John House to make some very realistic-looking fossils using natural materials. This is a great event for anyone, young and old, interested in fossils. John has been published in the Who’s Who in Visual Art, and has exhibited in London. No need to book.
Hillside cottage garden built on chalk, about acre with an interesting variety of plants in borders that line the numerous sloping pathways. Water features for wildlife and well placed seating areas to sit back and enjoy the views.
6/7 acres of formal and informal gardens. Bog garden beside stream and series of ponds. Yew hedges and mature trees. Lime and crab apple walks, herbaceous borders, colourful rose and clematis arches, fernery and nuttery. Walled vegetable garden and orchard. Woodland and lakeside walks. Fine views.
Dorset County Orchestra’s annual concert in Swanage is at 19.30 on Saturday 23rd June 2018 in St Mary’s Church Swanage.
Under the baton of their Principal Conductor, Ian Pillow, DCO present a programme of popular classical works for a summer evening in Swanage.
Calling all temporal adventurers, Time Lords, and wormhole wanderers!
It’s time to dust off your tailcoats, lace up your corsets, don your goggles and fire up your time machines…and join us at the Time Travellers’ Reunion.
Saturday 23rd June 2018
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum
East Cliff Promenade