Shaftesbury was once at the centre of the shepherd hut manufacturing industry. Now, these self-contained accommodation units are proving highly popular amongst overseas visitors and staycationers.
When a field adjacent to Edwards Farm on Foyle Hill went under the hammer, Alex Gibbs and Sarah Junor knew they had to buy it.
A video crew filmed a reconstruction of the iconic 1973 Ridley Scott advert on Gold Hill last night, as part of a tourism promotion for the county commissioned by Visit Dorset.
Shaftesbury’s Tourist Information Centre manager David Taylor says that walkers will play an important part in re-starting our town’s tourism when it is considered safe to do so.
If you have social media marketing or design experience, you’re being invited to apply for work to encourage more visitors to Shaftesbury. The Town Council is altering its tourism approach as it aims to keep our town’s economy vibrant.