Jurassic Coast Life – Spring Issue

by Jon

April 22, 2018 0

Jurassic Coast Life – Spring Issue

Here’s the latest edition of Jurassic Coast Life – Spring

Hello sunshine! – here’s what we’ve been up to plus great offers and things to do this Spring!

New for 2018 – Jurassic Coast Life

Image of Jurassic Coast Life organic T-shirt for men by OCEANROCKS for blog post

OCEANROCKS organic T-shirt Jurassic Coast Life

This month marks the launch of our new Jurassic Coast Life Collection for men, women and children. It’s inspired by living, working and playing on Dorset’s stunning natural world heritage site. Find out more about the story behind our new collection – which is organic, ethically-made and eco-friendly. We hope to catch up with you at events this spring and summer – next up Lyme Regis Fossil Festival – come say hi!

 

Get free  tickets for Dorset Residents Week 

Image of West Bay Chesil Beach - a best beach

Cliffs and Beach at West Bay on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

Next week is Dorset Residents Week (23 – 29 April). Over 50 local businesses are taking part in the promotion offering deals and discount entry to top local attractions.  Vouchers were printed in the council’s Your Dorset newspaper delivered to households a couple of weeks ago. Recycled it already ? Click here for a copy.

 

Get up close and personal with British marine life

Basking Sharks image of a Basking Shark feeding

Basking Shark feeding (free stock image)

With the weather and water warming up we may well soon see awesome Basking Sharks popping up in our waters. Here’s OCEANROCKS guide to spotting these leviathans of the deep plus other incredible British marine life including seals, dolphins and sea birds. Plus tips about what to do if you find a stranded seal or dolphin.

 

Join the Great Dorset Beach Clean this weekend

Image of rubbish on beach at durdle door for Jurassic Coast Life - spring blog

Durdle Door dorset Jurassic Coast Life

By now you’ve bound to have heard about the impact plastic and pollution is having on our marine environment. Help tackle the problem at one of the 17 beach cleans taking place across the county as part of the annual Great Dorset Beach Clean. Be nice to your local beach and feel a lovely warm glow afterwards. Find your nearest event.

New! Get money off along the Jurassic Coast
Food and drink, attractions, products and services are all included in the new Jurassic Coast Card. There are cards with annual subscriptions and shorter terms to suit for visitors. We’re supporting the new initiative with 15% off OCEANROCKS when you order online.

Last chance to see Dippy!

Image of Dippy the fossil Dinosaur at Dorset musuem for Discover the Jurassic Coast Blog

Dippy at Dorset County Museum

Dippy the dinosaur departs Dorset County Museum on 8 May for Birmingham on his nationwide tour from the Natural History Museum. As a business partner of the Jurassic Coast Trust, OCEANROCKS is proud to have supported the event. We’ve also been volunteering at the museum to help with the hordes of excited visitors. Now over 100,000 have visited since the end of February – and there’s still time to go. Get details from Dorset County Museum if you fancy it.

It’s official – Dorset has the best beaches!

Image of Bournemouth Beach sand and sea

Bournemouth Beach sands

Bournemouth is the number beach in the UK according to Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Awards 2018. Congratulations to Bournemouth, and also Weymouth which came in at number four and Hengistbury Head at seven.  Most of us of already know how fantastic Dorset beaches are but it’s nice to get a bit of recognition!

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Posted by: Jon

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