Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom. It is located on the south coast.

Most websites are listed in their localities. To be listed here, an organisation must have premises in several Dorset localities and none elsewhere.

The category lists sites relating to the village of Abbotsbury and other surrounding villages located between Bridport and Weymouth.
This category includes sites about local artistic, cultural and entertainment activities, events, institutions, businesses and organisations.
This is the correct category for the submission of sites relating to architecture, museums, music, radio, television, art, performing arts, photography, poetry, people, arts funding, community arts, galleries, libraries and magazines as long as they are located in and cover the whole of Dorset (or more than one town). If the site refers to one of these subjects but covers only a single town, please submit your site to that town category.
Village in North Dorset located near Compton Abbas (Dorset) and Salisbury (Wiltshire).
Please only submit sites about Ashmore to this category.
This category leads to websites for the unitary authority estabished in April 2019 from three former areas*
responsible for local services, including planning, housing, waste collection, environmental health and leisure services.
*    see  Government

Please suggest websites here only if there is no appropriate locality category in Dorset.

Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom. It is located on the south coast. Beaminster is a small town located to the west of the county.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Beaminster or surrounding villages. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
Village in Dorset situated near Sturminster Newton and Blandford Forum, in the Blackmore Vale area.
Please only submit sites about Belchalwell to this category.
Please only submit sites here connected to the village of Bere Regis.
Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom. It is located on the south coast. Blandford is a large town located to the east of the county.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Blandford or surrounding villages. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
This category includes sites about local musicians, and music schools, tuition, groups and events.
Bridport, an Anglo-Saxon town made famous by its rope making, is the largest town in  West Dorset.
This category leads to websites about the surrounding parish, through which flows the River Brit
from  Beaminster via Netherbury to the north.
The mouth of the Brit is represented by the  West Bay category.
Bridport is served by the A35 from  Chideock to the west, towards  Dorchester in the east.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Bridport area of West Dorset.   
Business websites should be suggested to the  Business and Economy subcategory,
where they can be added to the  Regional Tree View [ symbol ].

Village in Dorset, to the South East of Dorchester.
Please only submit sites relating to the village of Broadmayne in Dorset to this category.
Please only include sites related to the Village of Broadwindsor near Beaminster, Dorset.
This category is for sites of business, community groups and individuals in Buckland Newton
Please check that the site you are submitting are in Buckland Newton
Village on the Dorset coast.
Please only submit sites about Burton Bradstock to this category.

Most websites are listed in their localities. To be listed here, an organisation must have premises in several Dorset localities and none elsewhere.

A village and parish located approximately 1.5 miles south-east of Wimborne, on the border between Dorset and the Borough of Poole.
Please only submit sites about Canford Magna to this category.
Village in Dorset between Dorchester and Yeovil.
Please only submit sites about Cattistock to this category.
Please only submit webs sites here related to Cerne Abbas.
This category leads to website about the parish of Charmouth east of  Lyme Regis along the  Jurassic Coast of  West Dorset.
The River Char enters the  English Channel from north east of the village in the parish of Catherston Lewston which rises
to 100 metres from the west bank of the Char.
Websites for Catherston Lewston may be listed here, but those for the parish further north, Whitchurch Canonicorum,
should be listed with  Morcombelake which is reached along the A35 to the north east.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Charmouth area of West Dorset.   
Business websites should be suggested to the  Business and Economy subcategory,
where they can be added to the  Regional Tree View [ symbol ].

Please only post sites connected with the village of Chickerell.
This category leads to websites about the parish of Chideock in  West Dorset.
This includes Seatown on the  Jurassic Coast, west of Golden Cap in the parish of  Stanton St Gabriel.
The village of Chideock is served by the A35 from  Morcombelake in the west to  Bridport
via  Symondsbury to the east.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Chideock area of West Dorset.   

Village in North Dorset.
Please only submit sites about Child Okeford to this category.
Please only include web sites here connected with Compton Abbas.
Please only submit sites related to Corfe Castle (this means the village of that name) here.
Please add sites related to the village of Corfe Mullen here only.
This category is for information related to the village of Corscombe.
Please only add sites here that are connected with Cranborne.
Please only list sites in this category that are based in the village.
Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom. It is located on the south coast. Dorchester is the county town of Dorset and the seat of local government. It was founded by the Romans.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Dorchester or surrounding villages. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
Please only submit webs sites here related to Cerne Abbas.
East Dorset was the local government district, between 1973 and 2019, with its council based in Wimborne Minster, before Dorset became a unitary authority.
Please only suggest websites here if there is no suitable locality category, and if they include an address in the old East Dorset District, or the current electoral Parliamentary constituency of East Dorset.
Village on the A352 about 3 miles north of Lulworth Cove.
Please only submit sites about East Knighton to this category.
Village situated west of Shaftesbury on the A30.
Please only submit sites about East Stour to this category.
Includes local educational institutions, programmes and opportunities; as well as other location specific educational resources.
Please submit sites to their correct locality. Only submit here if your locality does not yet have its own subcategory.
Please only submit sites related to Ferndown here please.
Small hillside village located on the edge of the Marshwood Vale, north of Lyme Regis.
Please only submit sites about Fishpond Bottom to this category.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Frampton or surrounding villages. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom. It is located on the south coast. Gillingham is a small town located in the north of the county.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Gillingham or surrounding villages. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
This category includes sites about Dorset's local government, policing, judicial system, taxation and the military.
Local government reorganisation in the ceremonial county were planned in May 2018, when existing councils would be replaced by two new unitary authorities.
  • One was formed from the existing unitary authorities of Bournemouth and Poole which will merge with the non-metropolitan district of Christchurch to create a unitary authority to be known as Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council.
  • The merger of the existing non-metropolitan districts of Weymouth and Portland, West Dorset, North Dorset, Purbeck and East Dorset, to be known as Dorset Council.
This took effect on 1 April 2019
Since categories for the old districts were in place to link to their localities, these have been retained,
and should be maintained to represent electoral constituencies.
This category includes general interest online guides and online directories specific to the county. Sites that are specific to a particular topic are listed within the appropriate topic subcategory.
Includes health and medical resources specific to the county.
Please only add sites here related to the town of Highcliffe.
Village between Sherborne and Sturminster Newton in West Dorset.
Please only submit sites about Holwell to this category.
Village in Dorset to the North-West of Christchurch.
Please only submit sites about Hurn to this category.
This category leads to websites for localites on the penisula in the former Purbeck District, which"since April 2019
has been part of the unitary authority of  Dorset Council.
The Isle of Purbeck is a peninsula south of Poole Harbour.
The major holiday resort is  Swanage at the south east tip, with Peveril Point and Durlston Head projecting eastwards
in to the  English Channel, and on a clear day the  Isle or Wight can be seen 20 miles directly east.
Along the south coast, the next parish is  Worth Matravers which has the most southern point at St Aldhem's Head.
The next village to the west is Kingston which is in the parish of  Corfe Castle.
The village of Corfe Castle is on the A351 road, connecting Swanage with Dorset to the east.
The parish of Corfe Castle stretches to tidal creeks into the south shore of Poole Harbour.
Here the parish to the east is  Studland, which includes the Studland and Godlingston Heath National Nature Reserve, as well as
"Little Sea" and marshy Studland Heath that has its own penisula projecting north east, where South Haven Point makes
a narrow entrance for boats into Poole Harbour.  (In season a ferry connects with Sandbanks, a tied island from Poole.)
The parish of Arne is north west of Corfe Castle, and is at the mouth of the River Frome which flows south of  Wareham from the west.
Within the parish of Arne, Siborough and Stoborough Green are south of Wareham.
South of Stoborough Green, the next parish, Church Knowles, is land locked.
Kemmeridge separates Church Knowles from south coast, west of Kingston.
North of Kemmeridge, the Purbeck Hills rise to almost 200 metres, on a steep-sided ridge, from the castle remains
at Corfe Castle village westwards through Steeple with Tyneham parish, ending abruptly in a 180 metre cliff
at Worbarrow Bay west of the hamlet of Tyneham.
The ridge continues westwards from East Ludworth to West Ludworth with another steep cliff above Mupe Bay,
exposing fossils in the cliff face to the elements of the sea.
This part of the coastline is represented by the  Ludworth Cove category.
The B3071 serves Ludworth Cove, from the north, where at  Wool the A352 from  East Knighton directly west,
leads to Warehem, where the A352 joins the A351 from  Sanford, and  Lytchett Minster west of Poole.

Please suggest websites here only if there is no appropriate locality category in Dorset.

Large village on the A350 between Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum.
Please only submit sites about Iwerne Minster to this category.
Coastal village located between Abbotsbury and Weymouth.
Please only submit sites about Langton Herring to this category.
Village situated to the North-East of Bridport in West Dorset.
Please only submit sites about Loders to this category.
Please only add websites that are in the village of Long Bredy.
Please post only sites connected with the village of Lulworth Cove here.
Please post only sites connected with the village of Lulworth Cove here.
This category leads to websites about Lyme Regis, the most western town in  West Dorset
on the  Jurassic Coast of the  English Channel.
To the west are the Ware cliffs in the East Devon parish of  Uplyme whose main
conurbation is north west of the town in the Lim Valley.
The River Lim flows through the town to the east of the beach and harbour where
The Cob offers some protection for the harbour from the south west.
The A3052 bridges the mouth of the Lim, then before Church Cliffs to the east,
heads north to meet the A35 between  Axminster from the west and
to the east bypassing  Charmouth.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Lyme Regis area of West Dorset.   
Business websites should be suggested to the  Business and Economy subcategory,
where they can be added to the  Regional Tree View [ symbol ].

This category represents the Dorset parish of Lytchett Matravers, north west of  Lytchett Minster.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Lytchett Matravers area west of Poole.   

This category represents the Dorset combined parish of Lytchett Minster and Upton.
Although Lytchett Minster is the original conurabation, this has remained a small village to the west of Upton.
Upton as become a town directly west of the boundary with the  Poole, which is now the boundary between
the unitary authorites of  Dorset Council and  BCP Council.
Technically the parish is not part of the Isle of Purbeck, but its south boundary is the tidal mouth of
the Rock Lea River, into Lytchett Bay, which to the south meets Wareham Channel on the
eastern parish boundary of Wareham St Martin represented by the  Sanford category.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Lytchett Minster and Upton area west of Poole.   
Business websites should be suggested to the  Business and Economy subcategory,
where they can be added to the  Regional Tree View [ symbol ].

Village in West Dorset.
Please only submit sites relating to the village of Maiden Newton in Dorset to this category.
This category includes sites offering online maps, photographs, web cam views, satellite images or any type of visual representation of the county.
This category is for actual maps and views, not for businesses publishing or selling them, who should submit to the Business and Economy subcategory.
Please only list sites here connected with Marnhull.
Rural village situated to the north-east of Dorchester. Also known locally as Melcombe Horsey and Higher Ansty.
Please only submit sites about Melcombe Bingham to this category.
Village in Dorset, to the North East of Dorchester.
Please only submit sites relating to the village of Milborne St Andrew in Dorset to this category.
Village located south-west of Blandford Forum.
Please only submit sites about Milton Abbas to this category.
This category leads to websites about the village of Morcombelake in the land-locked parish of Whitchurch Canonicorum on the A35 between  Charmouth and  Bridport
to the east via the parishes of  Chideock and  Symondsbury.
Whitchurch Canonicorum includes the upper reaches of the River Chard to the west of Morcombelake
with the parish of Marshwood to the north.
Whitchurch Canonicorum is separated from the Jurassic Coast by the parish of
Stanton St Gabriel which
includes the Golden Cap, which rises to 161 metres above the natural Cann Harbour.
Websites for this area are included with Morcombelake, but those for Seatown further east
should be included with  Chideock.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Morcombelake area of West Dorset.   
Business websites should be suggested to the  Business and Economy subcategory,
where they can be added to the  Regional Tree View [ symbol ].

Village in Dorset, two miles north of Shaftesbury.
Please only submit sites about Motcombe to this category.
This category includes sites about local magazines, radio and television stations, newspapers and similar media.
Please only post here websites related to the north of Doreset, before April 2019 part of the County council district, but stil relevant for the electoral constitunecy.
Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom. It is located on the south coast. Owermoigne is a village in Dorset on the south coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Owermoigne . Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
Poole is the second largest of the Dorset towns. Administratively Poole is a unitary authority which means Poole Borough Council runs all levels of its local Government.
Please only submit sites connected with Poole.
Please only submit sites here connected with Portesham.
Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom. It is located on the south coast. The Isle of Portland is not really an island, however it is only joined to the mainland by a narrow strip of land and Chesil Beach.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Portland. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
Please only list sites in this category that are based in the village.
This category includes sites about hobbies, sports and participatory recreational activities specific to the county; including local recreation organisations, services, facilities and events. Businesses selling sporting or recreational goods are listed within Business_and_Economy/Shopping.
The title should be the company or organisation name. Do not type in all caps. Do not include a list of keywords. Do not include your products. Do not write a sales pitch. The description should be a brief summary of the organisation''s purpose, products or services. The description should be in English and in coherent sentence form. Do not include superlatives or a sales pitch. Do not submit your company history. Do not submit a list of keywords. Do not use unnecessary capitalisation, or include HTML tags.
Small village on the heritage coast about 7 miles from Weymouth and Dorchester.
Please only submit sites about Ringstead to this category.
This category represents the Dorset parish of Wareham St Martin, whose main conurbation is Sandford.
The parish is directly south of  Lytchett Minster where the River Serford makes up most of the northern boundary to the east at Lytchett Bay.
The railway spans the Rockley Viaduct over the unitary authority boundary with Hamsworthy from Poole, with Holton Heath Station
named after the local nature reserve, though now separated by a trading estate.
South of the railway to  Wareham station the parish has its boundary with Wareham Town Council,
a conurabation occupying the north and south banks af the River Piddle, forming the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Wareham St Martin and Sanford area west of Poole Harbour.   
Business websites should be suggested to the  Business and Economy subcategory,
where they can be added to the  Regional Tree View [ symbol ].

This category includes sites about the local area's geography, natural environment and wildlife, especially the Jurassic Coastline and World Heritage Site. It also contains sites about local activities, events, institutions and organisations related to science and the environment.
Small village on the River Axe close to Beaminster and the Somerset border.
Please only submit sites about Seaborough to this category.
Sites related to people, places and business's in the area of Shaftesbury, Dorset, England.
Please submit any sites that are related to the beautiful Dorset town of Shaftesbury, Dorset, England.
Sherborne is a small town located in the north of the county of Dorset. It is famous for its 15th Century Abbey.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Sherborne or surrounding villages. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
A small rural village three miles east of Bridport, fourteen miles west of Dorchester and two miles from the Jurassic coast at Burton Bradstock.
Please only submit sites about Shipton Gorge to this category.
This category covers a very wide range of activities, beliefs, personal attributes and social phenomena. Including Children, Disabled, Sexuality, People, Activism, Ethnicity, Genealogy, History, Issues, Language, Military, Monarchy, Organisations, Paranormal, Personal Home Pages, Politics, Relationships, Religion, Support Groups, Volunteering, Animal Welfare, Humanitarian, Unions, Vegetarianism, Youth, Charities.
Please only submit sites that are located in Dorset, England.
This category leads to websites for localites as far south as the penisula of  Portland, which since April 2019 has been part of the unitary authority of  Dorset Council.
Previously Portland had shared a Borough, a local government district, with  Weymouth.
Before April 2019, Purbeck District was also a local government district representing the area east and south of Poole.
There is no parish of Purbeck so websites for these localities remain grouped together in the  Isle of Purbeck category.
Both these boroughs are in the UK Parliament constituency of South Dorset.
Much of the East, North and West Districts of Dorset coincided with electoral constituencies.
One exception is the Mid Dorset and North Poole, and localities not included in charters elsewhere for that constituency may be listed in this category.

Please suggest websites here only if there is no appropriate locality category in Dorset.

Village on the border with Somerset, located between Crewkerne and Beaminster.
Please only submit sites about South Perrott to this category.
Please only submit sites connected with the village of Stalbridge to this category.
Village in the northern part of the Blackmore Vale in Dorset, a few miles south of Gillingham.
Please only submit sites about Stour Provost to this category.
Please only add sites here connected with the village of Studland.
Please only include sites connected with Sturminster Newton here.
Swanage is a town on the south coast of Dorset and is a tourist resort The villages of Langton Matravers and Studland are included in this category as they are villages associated with Swanage.
Please only submit sites that provide information about the town of Swanage and its associated villages

Sites submitted should be as complete as possible with no under construction signs hanging on pages. Ongoing development of sites is accepted.

Sites of a personal nature, unless containing a major amount of information about Swanage, will not normally be listed in this category.

This category leads to websites about the parish of Symondsbury in  West Dorset.
The parish stretches through the hills north of  Chideock to include Filford south of the boundary at South Bowood
in the parish of Netherbury, where the River Simene forms the parish boundary as it flows south, east of the village
of Symondsbury before flowing into  Bridport to the east, and south to the English Channel.
Here the boundary encompasses West Bay in the parish of Bridport, but Eype Mouth, Lower and Higher Eype are encompassed in Symondsbury parish.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Symondsbury area of West Dorset. 

Please only submit sites here which are connected with Three Legged Cross.
This category includes sites providing area transport resources for those travelling to and from, and within the county.

Most websites are listed in their localities. To be listed here, an organisation must have premises in several Dorset localities and none elsewhere.

This category includes sites for area attractions and resources covering the county as a whole or more than one locality.
Most websites are listed in their localities, not here.
Please only include web sites for the Verwood area here.
This category represents the Dorset town of Wareham on the west extremes of Poole Harbour through which
the River Piddle flows, separating Northport and the South.
The larger River Frome flows to the south of the town having a tidal confluence with the Piddle to the east.
Wareham is served by the A351 through  Sanford to  Wool, between which a railway also runs.
South, across the Frome, the A351 turns south east to be the major road on the Isle of Purbeck
to Swanage, via  Corfe Castle.

Please suggest websites only from or about the Wareham area west of Poole Harbour  
Business websites should be suggested to the  Business and Economy subcategory,
where they can be added to the  Regional Tree View [ symbol ].

This category includes weather-related sites for the county.
West Bay, spans the mouth of the River Brit south of  Bridport on the  Jurassic Coast bewtween  Eype Mouth and
from  Burton Bradstock to the east.

Please suggest websites only from or about the West Bay area south of  Bridport.

West Dorset was the local government district, with its council based in Dorchester, before Dorset became a unitary authority.
Please only suggest websites gere if there is no suitable locality category, and if they include an address in the old West Dorset District, or the current electoral Parliamentary constituency of West Dorset.
West Moors is a village in the County of Dorset on the South coast of England in the United Kingdom.

Before suggesting a site please read these general guidelines to verify that you are submitting to the correct category.

Failure to submit to the correct category can increase the time it takes for the site to be reviewed by an editor.

You are presently at ''West Moors'' level which has its own sub-categories as well as a breakdown of more specific locations. Generally sites are listed in there specific locations as opposed to Dorset level. ie. If you are a business based in Bournemouth, you would look for the appropriate sub-category under /Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Dorset/Bournemouth and suggest the site there. Even if the business offers it service to the whole of Dorset - submit to the actual physical location of the premises and not to the coverage area.

Businesses should always submit to the Business and Economy category within the locality if one exists.

There are a few instances where your site may be more suited at Dorset level or one of its immediate sub-categories:-

  • Your business/organisation has more than one physical location in Dorset ONLY. If you have more locations outside of Dorset then you should locate a category that covers ALL of your UK locations.
  • Your site has content that is only related to Dorset as a whole. ie: Perhaps a site that list entertainment events for the whole of the county.
  • Your specific location does not exist and doesn''t have its own sub-category.
Town in the East Dorset District, between Christchurch and Ferndown.
Please only submit sites about West Parley to this category.
Please only submit sites related to the village of West Stour.
Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom. It is located on the south coast. Weymouth is a seaside town and holiday resort on the south coast.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Weymouth or surrounding villages. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
Wimborne Minster is a small town located to the east of the county of Dorset.
Please only submit sites for organisations that are physically located in Wimborne Minster or surrounding villages. Please submit your site to the most appropriate subcategory; this will ensure faster processing of your submission.
Please only add sites connected with Wimborne St Giles here.
Large village south-west of Blandford Forum.
Please only submit sites about Winterborne Stickland to this category.
The category lists sites relating to the village of Winterbourne Abbas.
Please only list sites here that are connected with the village of Wool.
Coastal village located near Corfe Castle and Swanage.
Please only submit sites about Worth Matravers to this category.
Please only include sites in this category that are connected with the town of Yetminster only.