Supporting local businesses, shoppers and community groups!

Shop local, enjoy local, live local

Featuring articles about local events, history, charities, businesses, and much more.


Featuring articles about everything from excavations on the fascinating & beautiful Jurassic Coast to the many exciting, upcoming events across Wareham & Purbeck, and much more – there’s bound to be something for everyone in the LOVE IT LOCAL magazine. It is available online, and in shops & businesses across the beautiful Isle of Purbeck. 

We also organise events across Wareham & Purbeck, including the 2023 Christmas Concert at Wareham Town Hall & The Songs the Beatles Gave Away – an evening with Colin Hall & Bob Harris earlier this year. The Food & Drink Festival, coming to Corfe Castle July 6th & 7th. Food & Drink from local businesses across Purbeck will be available.

Following the recent success of the Purbeck Guitar Festival, which featured 3 internationally famous guitarists, Juan Martin, Carlos Bonell & Martin Taylor, we’ve decided to organize another event this September, An Evening with Chris Packham & Martin Simpson.’

We’ve raised nearly £1,300 for charity with the 2023 LOVE IT LOCAL Community Privilege Card. The 2024 Card costs just £6, and businesses across Purbeck have various offers available for cardholders. A list of offers is available here. 


Our latest events...

July 2024

Food & Drink Festival

A two day festival showcasing the best locally produced food and drink in Purbeck and the South Dorset area. Come along to enjoy a superb mix of locally produced food and drink from local wines, beers and cider and spirits, ice cream and confectionary, locally produced meat and vegetables, traditional Dorset bakery, pies, sauces, honey, […]
06 - 07 Jul
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Corfe Castle
The Square, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5EZ
September 2024
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Get Your 'LOVE IT LOCAL Card' !

Helping local shoppers, businesses & charities

As with last year’s card, the 2024 Love It Local Community Privilege Card will give you discounts and special offers from participating businesses in Wareham and Purbeck with offers from local restaurants, cafes and pubs.

Where to buy your card locally...

Buy your card at the Norden Farm Shop near Corfe

10% off ALL LOVE IT LOCAL events

Offer only applies to tickets bought online. Enter your Love It Local card number as the coupon code when you buy your ticket online on Visit Purbeck Dorset

Who are we supporting?

Rotary Wareham help the community whilst having fun and meeting people! 

We meet twice a month at the Springfield Country Hotel  on Tuesdays from 7.15pm. 

Here’s our website.

Swanage and Purbeck Rotary are a group of more than 40 men and women from all walks of life who share a common aim to help others while enjoying each others’ company. The group gets together on a regular basis in Swanage and the surrounding area. 

Here’s our website.

Your one stop guide to the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset.

 Featuring local businesses, local attractions, guides to places to visit, places to stay and lots of local events.
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