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Wool

Wool

Corfe Castle village

Corfe Castle village

Evershot

Evershot

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Broadmayne

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

Broadmayne

West Bexington

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

Gorselands Apartments

Poundbury

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

Poundbury

Langton Herring

This picturesque, rural village has a quaint appearance, with a number of original thatched...

Character Farm Cottages

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Add Lower Bockhampton to your Itinerary

    Lower Bockhampton

    South Walks Road, Dorchester

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

  4. 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.

  5. Add Symondsbury to your Itinerary

    Symondsbury

    Bridport

    Symondsbury is a large, pretty village of golden sandstone, known for its iconic landmark – Colmers Hill, which is featured extensively on postcards of the area and is the subject of many atmospheric photographs.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Melbury Osmund to your Itinerary

    Melbury Osmund

    Sherborne

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

  10. 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!

  11. Add Hurn to your Itinerary

    Hurn

    Hurn, CHRISTCHURCH

    Action and activity is the key for all the family at Hurn, only a ten minute drive from the town centre. Here you will find Adventure Wonderland and Wild Thing, Snowtrax and a variety of activities.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Add Sutton Poyntz to your Itinerary

    Sutton Poyntz

    South Walks House, Dorchester

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

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. Add Portesham to your Itinerary

    Portesham

    South Walks House, Dorchester

    A pleasant village, sheltered beneath the 776 ft Blackdown Hill on which the iconic Hardy's Monument stands.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Evershot to your Itinerary

    Evershot

    Sherborne

    Evershot is the second highest village in Dorset at 625ft above sea level and is well known for its inclusion in much of Thomas Hardy's literature.

  20. Add Middlemarsh to your Itinerary

    Middlemarsh

    Sherborne

    Middlemarsh is a very small village that lies in the heart of rural Dorset and is surrounded by miles of glorious unspoilt Hardy countryside.

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