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  1. Add Toller Pocorum to your Itinerary

    Toller Pocorum

    Bridport

    Toller Pocurum is a popular little village which nestles in a beautiful area of environmentally sensitive land.

  2. Add Powerstock & Nettlecombe to your Itinerary

    Powerstock & Nettlecombe

    Bridport

    Powerstock is an attractive village situated under Eggardon Hill, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Nettlecombe, featuring lovely old stone cottages, has an award winning pub and makes a great base to explore the surrounding area.

  3. Holt

    Add Holt to your Itinerary

    Holt

    Wimborne

    Several scattered hamlets with wonderful names; Gods Blessing Green and Pig Oak, make up Holt, itself centred around a large green faced by pretty thatched cottages and a traditional village inn.

  4. Add Higher Bockhampton to your Itinerary

    Higher Bockhampton

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    Higher Bockhampton is a tiny hamlet on the edge of Puddletown Heath containing the woodland cottage where Thomas Hardy was born on 2nd June 1840.

  5. Add Morecombelake to your Itinerary

    Morecombelake

    Lyme Regis

    Sitting under Hardown Hill, Morecombelake is the home of Moore’s Biscuit Factory, famous for its Dorset Knob.

  6. Add Cranborne to your Itinerary

    Cranborne

    Wimborne

    A charming village of red brick and cob houses on the River Crane. The village has two pubs, a restaurant, village stores selling local produce and a garden centre.

  7. Add Hooke to your Itinerary

    Hooke

    Dorchester

    The quiet village of Hooke is tucked away in the Dorset Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Close by is Eggardon Hill Fort and the historic town of Beaminster.

  8. Add Christchurch to your Itinerary

    Christchurch

    CHRISTCHURCH

    Few places in the country can boast two rivers, two castles, an 11th century Priory Church, a mill of Saxon origin, a medieval bridge and the site of a civil war siege in 1645.

  9. Add Tolpuddle to your Itinerary

    Tolpuddle

    South Walks House, Dorchester

    Tolpuddle is a tiny, thatched village by the River Piddle which has become globally famous for the story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs.

  10. Add Woodsford to your Itinerary

    Woodsford

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    Woodsford lies to the east of Dorchester in the Frome Valley. The young Thomas Hardy assisted with convernsions to the manor house here and it was on the strength of these that he was offered an architectural apprenticeship with John Hicks.

  11. Add Fortuneswell - Isle of Portland to your Itinerary

    Fortuneswell - Isle of Portland

    The main road through to the top of the island has a wide variety of properties, some are small Portland stone cottages that were built on steep slopes. Self catering cottages and B&B's are a short stroll from the National Sailing Academy.

  12. Add Poole to your Itinerary

    Poole

    4 High Street, Poole

    Poole is home to the second largest natural harbour in the world and is renowned for its watersports. Poole Quay is lined with beautiful merchant houses alongside modern architecture.

  13. Add Burton to your Itinerary

    Burton

    Burton , Christchurch

    Burton is a village in Christchurch. It has a strong community feel with a village green as the hub. The Green has a local shop, doctors surgery and 2 churches. They have a yearly veterans parade and scouts carnival.

  14. Add Kimmeridge to your Itinerary

    Kimmeridge

    This small hamlet is humble yet dramatic with great cliffs and a beautiful bay. It is famous for its fossil finds which regularly fall from the unstable rock face and its unique geology means that it is home to many interesting marine creatures.

  15. Add Broadmayne to your Itinerary

    Broadmayne

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    The village of Broadmayne lines the main road between Dorchester and Wool and has some good brick cottages.

  16. Add Stinsford to your Itinerary

    Stinsford

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    A small hamlet, much loved by Hardy, which features in 'Under the Greenwood Tree' and a number of his poems. Hardy’s heart is buried in the churchyard here next to his wives, Emma and Florence plus other members of his family.

  17. Add Buckland Newton to your Itinerary

    Buckland Newton

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    Buckland Newton is an average sized village which sits at the head of the Blackmoor Vale and lies amongst lush AONB meadow land and gentle hills.

  18. Add Kingston, Worth Matravers & Langton Matravers to your Itinerary

    Kingston, Worth Matravers & Langton Matravers

    Kingston, Worth Matravers and Langton Matravers are found south of Corfe Castle. The area is very popular for walking and a number of our walking trails pass through or near these villages.

  19. Add Littlebredy to your Itinerary

    Littlebredy

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    Little Bredy stands at the head of the Bride Valley where the River Bride tumbles down a waterfall from its springs and is well worth visiting for its gorgeous setting.

  20. Add Piddletrenthide & Piddlehinton to your Itinerary

    Piddletrenthide & Piddlehinton

    Dorchester

    These small, sweet villages provide a charming base from which to explore Hardy country, whether it be for the literary links or just to enjoy some of England’s best countryside.

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