West Dorset Towns
West Dorset's towns are full of charm and wonderful contrasts. Visit the delightful shops, explore the rolling hills in the countryside, take a stroll along the seaside, and be inspired by some amazing architecture.
The picturesque villages of West Dorset are not to be missed. Experience their fascinating churches, cosy cottages, tempting tea rooms, local produce and stunning scenery.
Bridport is a vibrant and colourful town set amongst the West Dorset Hills. Known for its commitment to local produce, visiting the town on market day is a must!
The county town has much to offer; a fascinating history, exciting attractions for all the family, a great variety of shopping and some wonderful sights to see.
With a superb Abbey Church, two castles and mediaeval buildings, Sherborne is well worth a visit. The town also won four awards at the 2007 South West in Bloom awards so you'll be sure of a pleasant welcome!
The picturesque seaside town of Lyme Regis is dominated by its famous 13th century harbour known as the Cobb, and is the perfect place to sample a traditional Dorset cream tea!
With over 200 listed buildings, Beaminster is a charming place to shop, browse and sample the local fare.
If you would like to visit some more towns in Dorset, visit our Dorset Tourism website.