Abbotsbury Newsletter August 2018

There is a lot to do in Abbotsbury to interest the whole family over the school summer holidays. The Chesil Bank Country Fayre; a fun dog show with helicopter rides, games for the children, car boot and craft stalls is at Elworth corner (just under 2 miles east of...

Abbotsbury Newsletter July 2018

June was extraordinarily hot and dry and July seems set to be the same, so what better place to be than here on the Jurassic Coast, where temperatures are a little cooler than inland and you are close to the sea and many wonderful beaches. Weymouth beach, to the east...

Abbotsbury Newsletter May 2018

May is one of the best months to visit Abbotsbury. The Sub-Tropical Gardens are resplendent with a display of magnolias, camellias and azaleas and the cygnets are hatching at the Swannery. With Spring truly underway your thoughts may turn to gardening and whether you...

Abbotsbury Newsletter April 2018

Easter may be early this year but there is lots happening in Abbotsbury village over the bank holiday weekend. This year the Giant Easter Egg Hunt takes place at the Tithe Barn Children’s Farm all over the weekend. On Saturday 31st March, The Subtropical Gardens are...

Abbotsbury Newsletter March 2018

Well March roared in like a lion with snow and ice – an almost unprecedented event down here in south-west Dorset! Let us hope the old adage proves true ‘in like a lion and out like a lamb’! Lambing is well underway, the snowdrops are almost over and the...

Abbotsbury Newsletter February 2018

It is early February in Abbotsbury: snowdrops and primroses are blooming and the daffodils are rapidly emerging. Whist most of the rest of the country has suffered with snow and frosts over the winter months, in Abbotsbury we have a little micro-climate that ensures...