Dippy trustee of the National History Museum
Dippy Comes to the Jurassic Coast

He was the centrepiece of the Natural History Museum, but in 2018, Dippy, the life-sized Diplodocus cast, is touring the UK.

29th January 2018

Jonathan Raggett
Jonathan Raggett on the Importance of Sustainable Luxury

Managing Director of Red Carnation Hotels, Jonathan Raggett shares his thoughts on the sustainability issues of today.

24th January 2018

Places to Propose in Dorset
The Best Places to Propose in Dorset

Dorset known for its romantic settings the ideal for a Valentine's weekend escape.

15th January 2018

Romantic turndown in a State Room at Ashford Castle
How to Have the Perfect Valentine’s Day with Red Carnation Hotels

From city weekends to sun-soaked escapes and snowy retreats. Treat someone special to a perfect Valentine's Day this year.

13th January 2018

Green New Years Resolutions
Green New Year's Resolutions for 2018

From ocean conservation to caring for the welfare of South Africa’s leopards and creating a Living Wall in London, at Red Carnation make it our mission to protect and preserve the planet’s rich resources. Why not make a green New Year’s resolution that will make a difference in 2018?

04th January 2018

Help Save The Earth
5 Simple Ways You Can Help Save The Earth

Discover how easy it is to do your bit to to protect, preserve, and restore the Earth with these five simple steps.

30th December 2017

Travelling With Children
Interview with Cass Chapman of Kodomo.com on Travelling with Children

Travel expert, Cass Chapman, founder and director of luxury family travel website kodomo.com, shares her tips on how to make travelling with the kids as stress free and smooth as possible.

29th December 2017

Kitchen Garden Tips
Tips from the Summer Lodge Kitchen Garden

Executive Chef at Summer Lodge, Steven Titman, shares his tips on growing your own seasonal fruit, veg and herbs in your own kitchen garden.

26th December 2017

Robert Ndungu
Award Winning Food at The Acorn Inn: Interview with Head Chef Robert Ndungu

Head Chef at The Acorn Inn, Robert Ndungu, talks about the hotel’s recipe for success and creating a menu that’s seasonal, sustainable and utterly delicious.

14th December 2017

 The Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir
How to Spend Christmas in Dorset

Dorset winters are clear and crisp, the perfect time to wrap up warm and explore the county’s spectacular countryside. Here’s our round up of Dorset’s best offerings this Christmas.

25th November 2017

durdle door beach
Five of the Best Films and TV Series Shot in Dorset

With its rolling countryside, prehistoric coastline and charming historic towns and villages, Dorset’s cinematic appeal is irrefutable. As a result, the region has been used as a backdrop to several major films and TV shows. From the elegant period mansion that played a part in a Jane Austen adaptation to a ship that had a starring role in a Richard Curtis comedy, here are five of the best films and TV series shot in Dorset.

10th November 2017

Dorset Literature
A Reading List of Dorset Literature

Dorset's glorious landscape has provided writers with inspiration for centuries. Celebrated Victorian writer Thomas Hardy, born and bred in Dorset, used his home county as the backdrop for his wll known and famous novels and poetry. Discover our selection of the best Dorset literature to read ahead of your next trip.

23rd October 2017

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