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Dorchester Tourist Information Centre
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01305 267992

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01305 267992

Fax: 01305 266079

Add Cattistock to your Itinerary


Known by many as the “knob-throwing village”, Cattistock’s recent rise to fame is thanks to a peculiar tournament of the same name held annually in the village. This quirky game, where one hurls a Dorset Knob Biscuit as far as they can, has rapidly grown in popularity. Coinciding with the Frome Valley Food Festival, the event attracts scores of visitors each year to test their arm power and sample some culinary delights from the 50 local food producers who attend.

The village itself is a cheery mixture of brick and stone cottages, especially in the centre triangle in front of the church where thatch and nice window mouldings identify the old ones...

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