Things To Do in Beaminster

So you’re looking to visit Beaminster but not sure what there is to do. Will there be enough to keep you busy? You bet there will be!

Beaminster offers such a diverse mix of things to do we’re sure you will find plenty to keep you entertained. From history and heritage to wildlife, nature and incredible food and drink, Beaminster has got it all.

Take a stroll in stunning gardens

Voted the nation’s Finest Manor House by Country Life and the location for the 2015 Hardy adaptation of ‘Far from the madding crowd’, Mapperton House and Gardens is well worth a visit. This Jacobean manor overlooks acres of award winning gardens and enjoys outstanding views of rolling hills and woodland that surround its magnificent location, so should certainly be on your ‘to do’ list while visiting Beaminster.

Unearth intriguing history and heritage

The delightful Beaminster Museum boasts a number of intriguing collections highlighting the town rich historical heritage. The museum provides a fascinating insight of how the folk of the town lived and worked with content on display that will entertain young and old.

Explore the surroundings with faithful companion

Beaminster’s location means it’s the perfect location to explore on foot, with miles upon miles of rolling countryside and awe inspiring views to discover. What could be better? Well how about exploring the local area alongside four legged friend with a difference. UK Llamas and Donkey Walking Adventures provide the opportunity make your walk in the Dorset countryside one to remember exploring locations not always seen by visitors.

Sit back, relax and enjoy

Fans of a delicious glass of something fruity should certainly make a visit to the Furleigh Wine Estate. Located a few miles outside of Beaminster, the Furleigh Estate run a comprehensive events diary of tasting days and tours of their award winning vineyard. Sample the selection of fine wines while taking in the wonderful scenery; it’s not a bad old life!

We’ve just provided you with a snap shot of all that great things to see and do in Beaminster, why not plan your visit now and discover more.

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