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Situated on the southwest coastline of England along the English Channel, the county of Dorset is mainly rural with areas of incredible natural beauty such as limestone cliffs. There are a number of public attractions in Dorset, including Keep Military Museum and the Great Dorset Steam Fair. The Dorset County Museum is popular with locals and visitors while The Tank Museum and Wareham Town Museum offer insight into the region’s past. Over 50 percent of the county is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and 75 percent of the coastline here is a World Heritage Site. The county is also known as the birthplace of literary genius, Thomas Hardy.
Dorset is a small-business hub with a number of businesses such as computer service, consultancy firms, Internet service providers, taxi companies, solicitors and architects settling down in individual or shared offices. There are many major companies as well including the likes of JP Morgan, Cobham plc and BAE Systems.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Dorset has an impressive variety of entertainment options including the Pavilion Theatre and Poole’s Lighthouse Arts Centre, which are major centres for theatre and the performing arts. The Plaza Cinema in Dorchester is the ideal venue for movie-buffs while Regent Cinema in Lyme Regis and the Opera House in Bournemouth are fantastic places for movies and live-music. The tourist-flow into Dorset ensures a large number of restaurants with a diverse variety of food. There are traditional European dishes on the menu at Lula while Crepes Farm serves up fine French cuisine. Diva is the place to sample Italian food while Rachel’s is all about seafood cooked from the fresh catch of the day.
Dorset has two major railway lines running through its boundaries, with the main stations at Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth. Stour Valley, Dorset Junction and Salisbury are also major stops along these two train lines. Dorset doesn’t have any major motorways but two trunk roads and a network of inner roads make it convenient for buses, coaches and taxis to provide efficient public transportation. Bournemouth International Airport operates flights to numerous European destinations and Poole and Weymouth boast sea-ports that offer commercial ferry services to the continent.