Attractions in Dorset
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Elegant 17thC Italian inspired country mansion set in attractive formal gardens and extensive parkland.
Wander around the house and discover the Spanish Room with its gilded leather and gilded ceiling brought from the Contarini Palace in Venice. Witness paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, Titian and...
Built over 60 years ago, the superb 1/10th scale models continue to surprise and amaze visitors from all over the world with their superb quality and realism. You can get really up close and even touch the buildings, checking out every minute detail of over 100 shop windows displays. Created to...
There has been a church in Wimborne since 705 AD when Queen Cuthburga founded her nunnery here. Each generation has left its mark and the Minster today has something to offer visitors of all ages. Apart from the fine Norman architecture, there is the famous astronomical clock with the quarterjack,...
An English Heritage Site. Knowlton is a site on the outskirts of Wimborne, Dorset. It is best known for its ruined Norman church which was built within a neolithic henge monument, known locally as the Knowlton Rings.
There is no admission fee and the site is open to visitors at any reasonable...
Badbury Rings is an Iron Age hillfort in east Dorset. The site dates from around 800 BC and was in use until the Roman occupation of 43 AD. Now forming part of the Kingston Lacy estate, and under the guardianship of The National Trust, the site has been restored to light grazing land as this has...
A garden of year-round beauty, Knoll Gardens is a dramatic showcase for the UK's leading ornamental grass specialist, and the setting for over 5,000 plant species including many rare and native varieties.
Set against a magnificent backdrop of unusual trees and shrubs the secluded garden is also...
Walford Mill Crafts, a converted mill building by the river Allen, only ¼ mile north of Wimborne, is the place to visit to see the best in quality contemporary British and international craftwork.
Just a short walk from Wimborne Town Centre Walford Mill Crafts a nationally acclaimed charity,...
The Priest's House Museum & Garden is located in the heart of the beautiful market town of Wimborne Minster. Discover our stunning Roman wall paintings, the fascinating childhood gallery and a unique Victorian Valentine card collection as the museum tells the story of East Dorset. Explore period...
A beautiful 'Art Deco' theatre. The Tivoli was built in 1936 as a cine/theatre and the tradition of showing both films and live stage shows continues to the present day. Big audiences for major shows were traditional at the Tivoli and the theatre has once again achieved the status of a major 500...
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Beach huts are let on a daily or weekly basis. They are a popular feature and are provided with a table, four chairs and an electricity power point enabling you to have some comforts whilst gazing out to sea. Hire a beach hut, and your trips to the beach are made easier without having to take all...