Dorset is considered to be one of the greenest counties in the UK, and it’s easy to see why. If you’re looking to embrace nature and explore some incredibly beautiful routes and reserves, either on foot or by bike, there’s no better place to be. The Dorset Wildlife Trust is the largest conservation charity in Dorset with over 25,000 members and they manage six incredible wildlife and nature reserves that are open for the public to enjoy.
The Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre is one of these and is easily accessible from the B&B. Here you can discover Chesil Beach and the Fleet Lagoon, and walk along the centres new boardwalk, all safe in the knowledge that the centres operate in as environmentally friendly manner as possible. The beach here is part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline: one of the wonders of the natural world.
According to Visit Dorset, Dorset’s Jurassic Coast was granted its UNESCO status for its outstanding geology with parts dating back over 185 million years. For this reason it is a hot bed for fossil hunting. If you’re travelling with kids, the opportunity to go on a real life dino hunt will be a real draw of visiting Dorset! Almost all of Dorset’s outdoor attractions operate with the environment in mind, so if you are looking to have a break that is as eco-friendly as possible then you can be safe in the knowledge that there are very few attractions you won’t be able to enjoy.