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Our Top Picks for July in Dorset

Bournemouth’s Pride Festival (Bourne Free) This year’s theme: Hawaiian beach party. The Pride parade takes place on Saturday 14th July, taking …

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Top 5 Places to Pop the Question in Dorset

Durdle Door Undeniably one of the most beautiful parts of Dorset, Durdle Door is a photographer’s favourite, right on the beach, and absolutely …

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Dog-friendly Dorset: Things to Do and Places to Visit

Mudeford Quay Just down the road from Captain’s Club Hotel & Spa, Mudeford Quay is a beautiful spot for four-legged friends and their humans. …

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Say hello to the brand new Quay Bar

The ripple effect – inspired by the River Stour The calming sounds of the running water, the view from our terrace (and coincidentally, all …

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3 reasons to host your next event at Captain’s Club

Rooms with a view Here at Captain’s Club Hotel & Spa we believe that every occasion should come with a fantastic view. Our function spaces …

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Meet Willow, our friendly hotel dog

About me – Willow! Based in the hotel’s back office – a hub of people doing reservations, events, and accounts – I like to take control. …

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Happily married at Captain’s Club Hotel & Spa

It is very important to a lot of couples these days to have the ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception in the same venue to cut…

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Cocktail recipe – Dry Martini

You will need: 1 x mixing glass 1 x martini glass Strainer 50ml Tanqueray 10 gin 5ml Noilly Prat or dry vermouth Ice cubes 1 lemon (for lemon …

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Q&A with our award-winning mixologist

How long have you been a mixologist? I started in the business in May 2010 as a part time glasswasher at the weekends then moved onto the bar to …

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The best birthday we could have wished for

We started the night in fabulous fashion with Taittinger Champagne and canapés before heading over to the Waterside Suite. Tim gave a lovely …

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10 years in 10 questions (with Tim and Robert)

How did Captain’s Club get started? We sold the restaurants we owned in Christchurch and teamed up with our best friend to buy some land in front …

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