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Celebrate Bonfire Night in Dorset!

Dorset is a fabulous county with gorgeous countryside, a fabulous coastline and of course the famous Dorset Knob!  For anyone who doesn’t know, the Dorset Knob is a type of round biscuit, baked to perfection and a delicious addition to cheese.   There’s so much going on for Bonfire Night in Dorset, we thought we would let you know, just incase you are on holiday in that magical county.

Guy Fawkes Celebrations at Weymouth

Weymouth on 5th November

Remember Remember the 5th of November. One of the Borough’s biggest annual community events. Many thousands of local children with their families will gather on Weymouth Esplanade to enjoy the free traditional community Guy Fawkes celebrations.

A wealth of family Guy Fawkes entertainment awaits you.

Teenage girls celebrating and laughing with bright sparklers

Teenage girls celebrating and laughing with bright sparklers


Bonfire On the Beach and Fireworks at West Bay

West Bay, Bridport on 5th November

05 November: Bonfire (only) by the Beach at East Beach, West Bay, including Fireworks this year at 8.30pm . Starts at 5:30pm. There will be a Guy competition (judging starts 6pm) with prizes, and the winner lights the bonfire! Also a Bar, Live Music, and Burger stalls. Money raised will go to charity.

Fireworks at night

Fireworks at night


Bonfire Night supper on tall ship Pelican  on 5th November

Weymouth on 5th November

Come and celebrate Weymouth’s fantastic Bonfire Night (5th November) with supper on board tall ship Pelican moored in Weymouth Harbour. Enjoy a hearty sausage casserole, mounds of creamy mash or a baked spud and a glass of wine for £10
5.30-6.30pm or 6.30-7.30pm Thursday 5th November.

Lots of ooohs and ahhhhs

Lots of ooohs and ahhhhs

Lyme Regis Fireworks and Bonfire on the Beach

Lyme Regis Harbour is the place to be on Saturday 7th November. Join the crowds of people who come to enjoy a fantastic firework display over Lyme Bay and warm themselves by the bonfire on the beach at 18:45. Fireworks at 18.30. Further details: lymeregiscarnival.co.uk

The Cobb

the Cobb sleeps 5

the Cobb sleeps 5

This lovely Dorset holiday cottage is right at the harbour at Lyme Regis, a great base for watching the fireworks!


Bridport Fireworks Display 2015

Bridport is holding a Firework Extravaganza on Saturday 7th – tickets in advance from Frosts and Toymaster – 2 adults-up to 3 children £10. There’s entertainment, BBQ and a licensed bar

Entry is from 7pm – display is at 8pm

Fabulous fireworks all over the country

Fabulous fireworks all over the country


So get wrapped up, wellies on and head off for a fun evening for Bonfire Night in Dorset and if you need any last minute accommodation we have lovely cottages in Dorset, just have a look at our Late Availability section, there’ll be something to suit you and your family or friends.  If you are heading to another part of the country this weekend, just check out our blog entry for other bonfire events in the south of England – just click here.

If you love the idea of coming to Dorset for bonfire weekend, just check out our website www.mulberrycottages.com or call us on 01227 464958, we’re here 7 days a week!

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