Dorset is a perfect choice for a breakaway no matter the season. A holiday rental home in Dorset will put you close to all of the most exciting outdoor activities and interesting attractions in the area. Each well-appointed home will be your home base for all of your exploring and adventures.
Whether you visit Dorset in the middle of winter or at the height of summer you will find that there is always plenty to do. During the winter enjoy both alpine and cross-country skiing. There are plenty of runs and trails nearby. Downhill runs that are suitable for all skill levels are available. Ski lessons are available for those who want to improve. Other winter activities include ice skating, snowshoe treks and snowmobile excursions. When the weather is warm, Dorset and the surrounding areas provide the backdrop for hiking, cycling, wildlife spotting and climbing. There is something for visitors of every age and fitness level.
In addition to year-round outdoor activities in Dorset there are also some interesting attractions located nearby. Green Mountain National Forest attracts visitors with its gorgeous views. This is one of the most popular local spots for snowmobilers, but it is also great for hiking and other outdoor activities. Thrill Zone is a local attraction that gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy a number of exciting activities such as zipline courses, chairlift rides and bumper boats. The Land Rover Driving School gives visitors the chance to get off-road in vehicles that were designed to handle well on uneven terrain. You’ll learn from experts and then have the chance to get behind the wheel.
The winters in Dorset are often very cold. The summers are pleasant and sunny. During the winter the average low temperatures are between -14° and -3° C and the average highs are -2° to 6° C. It starts to warm up a bit in the spring with average lows of -1° to 5° and average highs of 12° to 19° C. In the summer, the average low temperatures are between 10° and 12° C and the average highs are 24° to 26° C. There is between 92 and 116 mm of precipitation per month. During the winter most of that is in the form of snow.
The nearest airport to Dorset is Rutland Southern Municipal Airport (RUT) which is about 32 km away. Another option is Lebanon Municipal Airport (LEB), located 77 km from Dorset. You will need a car for use during your stay.