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RNLI warns ‘Respect the Water’

RNLI warns ‘Respect the Water’

With summer finally here, it is important to be aware of safety in the sea. The RNLI report that an average of 160 people die at the coast each year – that’s more than the number killed in cycling accidents. Many would assume adrenaline sports and rough weather are the biggest causes of incidents but, in fact, it’s casual, everyday use of the coast and sea which often results in… read more

Summer Golfing On Purbeck

Summer Golfing On Purbeck

On the rolling green hills of Purbeck, a mere ‘stones throw away’ from the Sandbanks, Haven and Harbour Heights Hotel lies the prestigious 18 & 9 hole course, the Isle of Purbeck Golf Club. The golf club is ideal for families and beginners, offering unique sea views and tranquil settings – the course is also part of the Studland and Godlingston Heath National Nature Reserve. The Purbeck… read more

Sea, Sun and Funsters Family Fun!

Sea, Sun and Funsters Family Fun!

School’s out for Summer! We check in with our Entertainment Manager, Lisa Walsh, to talk about the exciting children’s activities she has in store over the summer holidays… Having worked with children all my life, I know that keeping them entertained is the secret to a relaxing holiday. When they’re well looked after, mum and dad can sit back and unwind – a rare treat for many busy… read more

Cheesecake, Sandbanks Style

Cheesecake, Sandbanks Style

Summer is just not summer without raspberries, strawberries and cheesecake. Wayne Joyce, Head Chef at the Sandbanks Hotel shares his top-secret recipe for delicious yet simple and quick Cheesecake – with a twist. Tempted? Lets get started… First, we make the shortbread. Pulse 125g of butter and 150g of plain flour in a food processor, and add in 50g of caster sugar and quarter of a teaspoon of… read more