We are proud to introduce the DOMVS Enterprise Club, which we believe represents the best Dorset has to offer.
From the most scrumptiously tasty treats to the most talented designers, decorators and stylists; we are all independent businesses who are incredibly passionate about where we’re from and what we do.
Enterprise Club Members
With 42 nature reserves, wildlife events every month and great volunteering opportunities, we are Dorset’s biggest conservation charity.
Kitty Oakshott set up Upstairs Downstairs using her lifetime of experience in interiors, and can use her expert knowledge to help you choose the best fabrics and designs for your home. Our shop is often described as a treasure trove or Aladdin’s cave, full of ever-changing pieces of furniture and home-wares. Visit our website.
We are thrilled to have Kitty as one of our DOMVS Enterprise Club members. Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS, had a lovely time chatting with Kitty; watch the video here.
An exciting, vibrant, Contemporary Fine Arts gallery in Dorchester, Dorset. Exhibiting original works, limited editions and sculptures, including some of the world’s leading artists.
Dorset-based seafood hamper deliveries, local next-day delivery available. Offering locally-caught seafood hampers, wine and soft drinks. Select your catch!
“Fordington Gin is a new and contemporary gin, locally handmade and created in Dorchester, in the heart of Dorset. We use a London Dry Gin base, adding a special and uniquely magical twist inspired by the Absinthe botanicals. Fordington Gin has a very light yet refreshing taste that is gentle and distinctive in flavour”. Visit our website.
We are thrilled to have Fordington Gin as one of our DOMVS Enterprise Club members. Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS, had a lovely time chatting with Ros; watch the video here.
Primrose’s Kitchen makes 100% natural whole-food products in the heart of Dorset, following Naturopathic Principles. We offer a range of products that are gluten-free and vegan-friendly, with ranges that are organic and Paleo as well. They are all handmade in small batches by our passionate and energetic team. Visit our website.
Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS, met Primrose, founder of Primrose’s Kitchen, producer of the yummiest 100% natural superfoods, including the most delicious muesli. Watch the video here.
All our candles and reed diffusers are packed full of wonderful, natural ingredients and fragranced using 100% pure essential oils, nothing else is added. Every product is blended and hand-poured in beautiful Dorset to be enjoyed everywhere.
Do you ever wish you could always look effortlessly well groomed, making the most of your natural beauty? Louisa Franzen and her team at The Highbrow Clinic are here to introduce you to the latest in Permanent Cosmetic, Aesthetic and High Definition treatments.
Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS, met Louisa Franzen, founder of The Highbrow Clinic Aesthetics. It is definitely the place to treat yourself, and Louisa takes so much care to make you feel special. Watch the video here.
Creating beautiful garden spaces to complement your new home. Visit our website.
Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS, met with Sarah, founder of Sarah Talbot Garden Design. She creates amazing spaces; sometimes big, sometimes small, but all of which seem to result in incredibly happy clients.
Sarah Dale Aesthetics brings you the most advanced skincare and non-surgical treatments to help you look and feel fabulous. We offer a complete range of services that can be tailored to each individual client. These include permanent hair removal; scar, red vein and pigmentation reduction; skin rejuvenation for sun damage repair; reduction of fine lines and wrinkles; plus Venus Concepts non-surgical face lifts, fractional skin resurfacing and body sculpting. Visit our website
Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS, met with Sarah, founder of Sarah Dale Aesthetics. A trained nurse, Sarah and her team have a really refreshing approach – definitely worth a visit. Watch the video here.
Situated in the middle of Poundbury in Queen Mother Square, Gallery on the Square is full of beautiful artwork, gifts, furniture and interior decor for you and your home. Whatever your taste, classic or contemporary, we have something to tempt you. The emphasis, above all, is on design and quality, and on things which are a little different.
…and find us in the town centre in Brewery Square.
You will also find us in the centre of Dorchester at 9 Brewery Square. Our new shop is bright, light and spacious; the perfect place to show gorgeous ceramics, contemporary glass, artwork and decorative sculptures. We also stock a range of quality casual clothing, cards and carefully chosen gifts.
Lesley Waters Cookery School is in the heart of the West Dorset countryside. It’s about fresh, simple ingredients and creating great food. Visit our website
Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS, met Lesley Waters at her home, also the location of Lesley Waters Cookery School. A member of the DOMVS Enterprise Club, Lesley has so many ideas for how you can enjoy gorgeous food, be it by attending one of her cookery courses or holding fully catered special events. Watch the video here.
We combine the best quality Kenyan tea with bright and flavoursome Rwandan leaves and a touch of malty Assam, creating a tea so delicious it tastes like Dorset sunshine in a cup!
Exclusively designed kitchen and giftware for people who love simple food, good friends and fresh country air, the Circus Farm Collection was created by illustrator Yvonne Lee after being inspired by the antics of the farm animals seen from her studio in rural Dorset.
Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS met Yvonne, founder of Allegoric Designs. Her designs have that wonderful touch of humour and are just the thing to add a touch of gorgeousness to your kitchen. Watch the video here.
A Dorset-based boutique specialising in beautiful and unique handmade children’s clothes.
Using distinctive, playful and vibrant fabrics, I design and hand make children’s clothing from newborn to 6 years, including dresses, skirts and other matching items. My clothes are designed to be worn whenever children are having fun – whether that be at home, weekends or parties!
The original British specialists in award-winning olives, sauces, dressings, nuts, snacks and sauces. Still original, still genuine, still making a difference. Visit our website
Polly Greenway, Director of DOMVS, shared a great breakfast with Giles Henshell, founder of Olives Et Al, in their atmospheric Poundbury cafe The Potting Shed – definitely worth a visit. Watch the video here.
‘Inspired Living’, the DOMVS Enterprise Club Magazine
We are proud to introduce the DOMVS Enterprise Club, which we believe represents the best Dorset has to offer. From the most scrumptiously tasty treats to the most talented designers, decorators and stylists, we are all independent businesses who are incredibly passionate about where we’re from and what we do.
At DOMVS, we proudly support a variety of events across the county throughout the year and we regularly host seminars to share our knowledge on property related topics. We love meeting new people; view the Events page to see a full list of upcoming and past events.
Story House: The DOMVS Children’s Writing Prize in Association with Dorchester Literary Festival
Now in its third year, Story House is the creative writing competition aimed at school children in the Dorchester area aged five to twelve years, devised to inspire creativity, imagination and passion
DOMVS Photography Competition
Entries to be submitted by Sunday 13th January 2019 DOMVS delight in showcasing the the best from Dorset’s landscape photographers, both budding and seasoned. Featured here is the winning photograph, ‘Abbotsbury Swannery’
Do You have a Plot of Gold? DOMVS Land Seminar
Plot of gold? With over 120 attendees, it was standing room only at DOMVS Property Experts’ highly successful Land Seminar held on Friday 9th March 2018 at Athelhampton House. Members of the