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Merley House know how to have a ‘Great Time Out’

Merley House, the enchanting 18th century Georgian manor house based in Wimborne is the perfect setting for all types of events from weddings to business seminars, announced their support of the BAPTAs 2018 and are on the look-out for The Great Time Out Award category.

At the 2017 finals in March this year, The Bournemouth 7s Festival was crowned the winner of the award for their outstanding contribution to tourism in the area, annually across the May bank holiday weekend.

The Great Time Out category welcomes all enterprises that host unique, thrilling and popular experiences, whether they create a one-off event or a festival, a special event, or make great use of a park or the beach, and of course local attractions can enter too! Applicants should be able to demonstrate that their business brings a wide audience of visitors to the area of Bournemouth, Poole and surrounding areas and that it helps boost tourism in the area too.

Said Adrian Gunner Managing Director of Merley House Events, “Merley House is pleased to be sponsoring The Great Time Out Award and supporting the 2018 BAPTAs. It is an honour to sponsor and showcase local businesses that the people of Dorset love the most, we all juggle work, school and household chores and it’s great to get out and about and leave our cares at the door and have some much-needed fun at our favourite food festival or ”

Entries open on the 11th October. To enter the Great Time Out Award go to  For more information about the awards please visit or call 01202 896698.

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