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Blandford's Georgian Square

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Burton Bradstock

Burton Bradstock is a large and pretty village, famous for its position along the Jurassic Coast...

Burton Bradstock

Winterborne Came

Winterborne Came is a small rural parish located 2 miles south of Dorchester and is well known for...

Winterborne Came

Melbury Osmund

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

Melbury Osmund

Puddletown

Nestling in the Piddle Valley, surrounded by rolling hills and woodland lies Puddletown, one of...

Puddletown

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  1. 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.

  2. Add Swanage to your Itinerary

    Swanage

    Swanage

    This small town surrounds a beautiful curved bay and offers a seaside experience with a difference. Enjoy the soft sand and the award winning beach front whilst being surrounded by Purbeck’s natural beauty and wildlife.

  3. Add Easton - Isle of Portland to your Itinerary

    Easton - Isle of Portland

    Easton is the shopping centre of Portland that surrounds the Victorian gardens in the centre of the main square.

    A range of traditional shops, superstore and cafes for you to choose from.

    Easy access to the coast path and sailing academy.

  4. Add Melbury Osmund to your Itinerary

    Melbury Osmund

    Sherborne

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

  5. Add Maiden Newton to your Itinerary

    Maiden Newton

    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.

  6. Add Sutton Poyntz to your Itinerary

    Sutton Poyntz

    Weymouth

    Sutton Poyntx is picture-postcard pretty with a village pub overlooking the duckpond.

  7. Add Mudeford to your Itinerary

    Mudeford

    Mudeford, CHRISTCHURCH

    Mudeford has an intriguing history of smuggling over the centuries and the picturesque quay is still the focal point of the local fishing industry.

  8. Add Woodsford to your Itinerary

    Woodsford

    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.

  9. Add Lower Bockhampton to your Itinerary

    Lower Bockhampton

    Dorchester

    Lower Bockhampton is a small hamlet on the River Frome, home to the school where Thomas Hardy first attended as a young boy.

  10. Add Askerswell to your Itinerary

    Askerswell

    Bridport

    A small village offering peace and quiet in some of Dorset's most beautiful countryside. Ideally situated to explore the Jurassic Coast plus the nearby vibrant town of Bridport.

  11. Add Stinsford to your Itinerary

    Stinsford

    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.

  12. Add East and West Lulworth to your Itinerary

    East and West Lulworth

    West Lulworth, Wareham

    The Lulworth Estate is situated in south west Purbeck. The scenery around the area is stunning, with the estate boasting some of the most dramatic features of Purbeck and also forms part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

  13. 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.

  14. Add Sherborne to your Itinerary

    Sherborne

    Sherborne

    Located to the north of West Dorset, this historic Ham Stone town nestles in green valleys and wooded hills and is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful towns in England.

  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 Castletown - Isle of Portland to your Itinerary

    Castletown - Isle of Portland

    Castletown is popular with divers and is steeped in military history. The Tudor fortress, Portland Castle is well worth a visit and it's just a short stroll to the National Sailing academy.

  17. 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.

  18. Add Poundbury to your Itinerary

    Poundbury

    Dorchester

    Poundbury is an innovative, high density urban extension to Dorchester, designed by Prince Charles.

  19. Add Crossways to your Itinerary

    Crossways

    Dorchester

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

  20. Add Bovington and Wool to your Itinerary

    Bovington and Wool

    The Tank Museum, Monkey World and Clouds Hill are found near Bovington.

    Wool is a small, quiet village with it's own train station. Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and Wareham are within a short distance.