Active Publishing


From bespoke design, content and editorial coupled with an unmatched understanding of the tourism marketplace and the importance of distribution management, our skillset and range of talents is far reaching.

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What's On In Dorset

Dorset’s leading events & activities guide. At all Tourist Information Centres & hundreds of venues throughout Dorset.

Purbeck Good Food & Drink

Free 40-page booklet: 30,000 copies reaching virtually all accommodation throughout this very special area.

Swanage Visitor Guide

Comprehensive visitor guide to the delightful coastal town of Swanage, gateway to the famous Jurassic Coast.

Tourist Handbook Wessex

High quality annual guide to Dorset, Hampshire & the county borders, with annual readership in excess of 245,000.

Swanage Carnival & Regatta

The ultimate resource for one of the largest charitable events in the UK. Sold exclusively in support of Carnival funds.

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Please contact us to discuss how we may be able to help with your publication, with no obligation whatsoever.

About Us

A couple of decades in the marketing, design & editorial business have made us publishers with a spark… the same love for people, products, print & web that started us out all those years ago! Too many publications in tourism disappointed then – and in 2003 Active set out to provide a fresh new approach, creating content that the customer loved to read coupled with great design and distribution that really did do what it said!

The result… an extensive range of tourism-based publications ranging from easy to use area good food & drink guides, local pocket visitor map guides, the leading county-wide What’s On events publication, the acclaimed Tourist Handbook to major events & theatrical programmes, promotional leaflets and company media.

Unlike many comparable companies we maintain a close relationship with both advertisers within our own publications, and individual clients.

Personal and professional service to our clients, hard work and attention to detail has consistently brought repeat customers and personal referral.

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