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Milton Abbas

Milton Abbas

Views over Abbotsbury

Views over Abbotsbury

Beautiful views of Corfe Castle

Beautiful views of Corfe Castle

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Evershot

Evershot is the second highest village in Dorset at 625ft above sea level and is well known for its…

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Whitchurch Canonicorum

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Osmington

Osmington is a smart, well preserved village with grey stone cottages, narrow lanes and bright…

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West Bexington

West Bexington is a small coastal village on the Chesil Beach, between Burton Bradstock and…

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  1. Add East and West Lulworth to your Itinerary

    East and West Lulworth

    West Lulworth, Wareham

    The Lulworth Estate is located in south Dorset. The scenery around the area is stunning, with the estate boasting some of the country's most iconic features. It also forms part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

  2. Add Melbury Osmund to your Itinerary

    Melbury Osmund

    Sherborne

    This quiet and unspoilt village is where Hardy’s parents were married in 1839.

  3. 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.

  4. 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..

  5. 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.

  6. Add Sydling St Nicholas to your Itinerary

    Sydling St Nicholas

    South Walks House, Dorchester

    Sydling St. Nicholas is a stunningly picturesque village, winding along the little Sydling Water with tiny connecting bridges to the ancient thatched cottages which line the banks.

  7. Add Highcliffe to your Itinerary

    Highcliffe

    Highcliffe, CHRISTCHURCH

    Highcliffe's attractive coastline, with its panoramic views of the Isle of Wight to the east and Bournemouth to the west is just a few minutes walk from the village centre.

  8. Add Studland to your Itinerary

    Studland

    Studland is a small village located on a peninsula in south Purbeck, and is close to both Swanage and Corfe Castle.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Corfe Castle to your Itinerary

    Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle village is overlooked by the outstanding ruins of its castle perched on a hill. The Castle, built in 1086, was one of the country’s great strongholds and was defended by Lady Bankes during the English Civil War.

  11. Add Minterne Magna to your Itinerary

    Minterne Magna

    Sherborne

    The lush, beautifully wooded parish of Minterne Magna is best known for its grand Manor House in which many a famous family have dwelled including Churchill, Napier and Digby and is now also home to the Lesley Waters Cookery School.

  12. Add Cerne Abbas to your Itinerary

    Cerne Abbas

    South Walks Road, DORCHESTER

    Cerne Abbas is a charming and quaint village that is world renowned for the Cerne Giant, a 180 ft high ancient chalk figure carved out into the steep sloping hillside above the village.

  13. Add Edmondsham to your Itinerary

    Edmondsham

    Wimborne

    A quaint village with old brick houses and cottages, a big iron village pump dated 1884 and a charming Manor House and church.

  14. 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.

  15. Add Puncknowle to your Itinerary

    Puncknowle

    Bridport

    Puncknowle, pronounced ‘Punnle’ is a handsome village of stone cottages and farm buildings. A ridge of downland shelters one side of the village from the sea and on the other side is the beautiful Bride Valley.

  16. Add Poundbury to your Itinerary

    Poundbury

    South Walks House, Dorchester

    Developed on land owned by the Duchy of Cornwall, Poundbury was the brainchild of the Prince of Wales to build an urban extension to the historic county town of Dorchester.

  17. Add Crossways to your Itinerary

    Crossways

    South Walk Road, Dorchester

    Crossways is a new and expanding village which is mainly residental approximately 6 miles east of Dorchester.

  18. Add Frampton to your Itinerary

    Frampton

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

    A quirky village with many attractive cottages.

  19. Add West Moors to your Itinerary

    West Moors

    Wimborne

    A large village with a modern parade of shops and two village pubs. The village lies on the route of the Castleman Trailway a walking and cycle route which runs from Poole to Ringwood.

  20. 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.

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