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Beautiful Christchurch Harbour

Beautiful Christchurch Harbour

West Bay Harbour

West Bay Harbour

Overlooking Portland and Chesil Beach

Overlooking Portland and Chesil Beach

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  1. 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.

  2. Add Upton to your Itinerary

    Upton

    POOLE

    Upton is the second largest town in Purbeck District. The town's biggest attraction is Upton Country Park with walking and cycling routes near Poole Harbour.

  3. Add Melbury Bubb to your Itinerary

    Melbury Bubb

    Sherborne

    This attractively named farming village, tucked between a heavily wooded area and Bubb Down is refreshingly reminiscent of how the region would have looked in the 19th century.

  4. Add Maiden Newton to your Itinerary

    Maiden Newton

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    Maiden Newton is a pleasant blend of old and new buildings surrounded by AONB land, located on the confluence of the Rivers Frome and Hooke.

  5. Add Osmington Mills to your Itinerary

    Osmington Mills

    Dorchester

    A seaside hamlet with a pretty approach and magnificent views across Weymouth Bay to Portland.

  6. Add Milton Abbas to your Itinerary

    Milton Abbas

    West Street, Blandford Forum

    One of Dorset's most famous villages, its 'street' a picture postcard thatch village with pretty cottages and wide lawns.

  7. Add West Stafford to your Itinerary

    West Stafford

    South Walks House, Dorchester

    West Stafford is a small, thatched village in the Frome valley with good connections to Thomas Hardy’s work..

  8. Add Shaftesbury to your Itinerary

    Shaftesbury

    Shaftesbury

    Saxon hilltop town with famous Gold Hill and stunning views. Visit the abbey ruins and gardens, Gold Hill Museum or browse old-fashioned shops and stores.

  9. Add Beaminster to your Itinerary

    Beaminster

    Bridport

    Beaminster is a prosperous market town with over 200 listed buildings and is a designated important conservation area.

  10. Add Osmington to your Itinerary

    Osmington

    Dorchester

    Osmington is a smart, well preserved village with grey stone cottages, narrow lanes and bright gardens. Carved into the chalk hillside nearby is a figure of George III on horseback, cut to commemorate the Royal visits to Weymouth.

  11. Add Gillingham to your Itinerary

    Gillingham

    Gillingham

    Gillingham a town in the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset, England. The town is the most northerly in the county 4 miles south of the A303 lying on the B3095 and B3081. The town of Shaftesbury is 5 miles to the south east.

  12. Add Cattistock to your Itinerary

    Cattistock

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    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.

  13. Add Plush to your Itinerary

    Plush

    Dorchester

    Plush is an idyllic Dorset hamlet, perfectly sited amongst the Dorset Downs, with an isolated and remote atmosphere.

  14. Add Corscombe to your Itinerary

    Corscombe

    Bridport

    Corscombe lies in lovely wooded country north of Beaminster with its main street climbing up the chalk hillside. It commands splendid views over Somerset from the upper road and is one of the most peaceful parts of Dorset.

  15. 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.

  16. Add Batcombe to your Itinerary

    Batcombe

    Sherborne

    Batcombe is a very small village hidden under the northern slope of the Dorset Downs and is surrounded by mysterious legends.

  17. Add Burton Bradstock to your Itinerary

    Burton Bradstock

    Bridport

    Burton Bradstock is a large and pretty village, famous for its position along the Jurassic Coast with its iconic sandstone cliffs marking the start of Chesil Beach.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Chideock and Seatown to your Itinerary

    Chideock and Seatown

    Bridport

    Chideock is a small, hilly village located between Bridport and Lyme Regis. Both Chideock and its neighbouring hamlet, Seatown, have much to offer the visitor.

  20. Add Sandford Orcas to your Itinerary

    Sandford Orcas

    Sherborne

    Sandford Orcas lies in a valley approximately 2½ miles north of Sherborne and is most well known for its Manor House, rumoured to be haunted by no less than 14 ghosts!

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