Tourism

Gold Hill’s Starry Skies Proves A Popular Shaftesbury Christmas Card Choice

A stunning night-time image of Shaftesbury will be mailed all over the country and abroad this festive season. Shaftesbury Tourist Information centre has picked a picture of Gold Hill, taken by Nick Bull of Stonehenge Dronescapes, as its charity card this year. And it’s selling fast.

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Why Six Visiting American Artists Are Smitten With Shaftesbury

A group of six visiting American artists have promised to promote Shaftesbury to their social media fans following the warm welcome and stunning sights they’ve experienced on their tour.

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Shaftesbury TIC Boss Explains Significance Of Opinion-Splitting Paint Colour

Shaftesbury Tourist Information Centre’s new colour scheme is what you might refer to as ‘Marmitey’. Some people are positive about the yellow paint job. Others hate the hue and are seeing red.

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The American Midwest Podcasters Who Fell In Love With Shaftesbury

A couple from Indiana are sharing Shaftesbury’s scenery and stories about our area with thousands of their online website and podcast followers in The States.

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How Dark Skies Could Boost Shaftesbury’s Tourism Businesses

If you operate a tourism business in the Shaftesbury area, you could start cashing in on our dark skies. An expert in stargazing tourism will share inspiring case studies during a talk at the Royal Chase Hotel.

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Shaftesbury’s Grosvenor Arms Judged One Of Dorset’s Best Hotels

There are hundreds of hotels in Dorset – TripAdvisor lists 1,305 properties and not every accommodation provider is featured on that website. So it’s easy to understand why the team at Shaftesbury’s Grosvenor Arms Hotel is celebrating after being singled out as one of the best hotels in the county.

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Shaftesbury Area Tourism Boost Following £140k Grant For App

A new app is set to transform the way in which Shaftesbury’s beautiful setting and rich history is presented to locals and visitors.

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Why You’ll See People With Clipboards in Shaftesbury This September

Have you seen people with clipboards, quizzing the visitors who stop to admire the iconic view down Shaftesbury’s Gold Hill? It’s part of an extensive market research exercise that will continue for the next month.

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International Hardy Fans Tour ‘Shaston’

Keri Jones went on a walking tour that guided many international visitors around Shaftesbury and, surprisingly, our world-famous Gold Hill wasn’t on the itinerary!

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Do You Have The Skills To Be Gold Hill Museum’s New Chairman?

Have you got what it takes to lead one of Shaftesbury’s most loved institutions?

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