Three of the 10 best beaches in Europe are in Dorset according to a poll of worldwide tourists. Hengistbury Head in Bournemouth came fifth, with Weymouth in seventh place and Sandbanks at number eight.
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The weather in the west of the region with Kate Haskell for the next few days.
The weather in the east with Kate Haskell for the next few days.
Kate Haskell has the weather for the east of the region