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Maiden Castle

Maiden Castle

Knowlton Church and Rings

Knowlton Church and Rings

© Samantha Cook

Wimborne Minster

Wimborne Minster

Hambledon Hill

Hambledon Hill

Roman Town House

Roman Town House

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  1. Add Sturminster Newton Mill to your Itinerary

    Sturminster Newton Mill

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    Water Mill

    Sturminster Newton

    Sturminster Newton Mill is one of the few remaining working mills in Dorset and is part of a series of ancient flour mills built on the River Stour.

  2. Add Brownsea Island to your Itinerary

    Brownsea Island

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    POOLE

    A beautiful island with wonderful views, wildlife and history including rare red squirrels, birds and the birthplace of Scouting and Guiding. Also host to the annual Brownsea Open Air Theatre.

  3. Add Shaftesbury Abbey Museum & Gardens to your Itinerary

    Shaftesbury Abbey Museum & Gardens

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    Abbey/Priory

    Shatfesbury

    Founded over 1000 years ago by King Alfred the Great, Shaftesbury is one of England’s most charming and historic market towns, famous for its picturesque Gold Hill (of Hovis fame!), with extensive views of the unspoilt Dorset landscape.

  4. Add Nothe Fort to your Itinerary

    Nothe Fort

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    Castle/Fort

    Weymouth

    Award winning visitor attraction offering low cost entry & great value come rain or shine.

    Built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best preserved forts of its kind.

  5. Add Sturminster Newton Museum to your Itinerary

    Sturminster Newton Museum

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    Museum

    Sturminster Newton

    Sturminster Newton museum is housed in an historic and attractive building of 16th C origin situated in the town centre.

  6. Add St. Johns Almshouse to your Itinerary

    St. Johns Almshouse

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    Historic House/Palace

    SHERBORNE

    Picturesque 15th Century almshouse

  7. Add Forde Abbey and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Forde Abbey and Gardens

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    Historic House/Palace

    CHARD

    Forde Abbey is a fascinating combination of mediaeval monastery and family home. Many of its 12th century features, including the Cloisters and vaulted Undercroft (in use today as a tea room) are beautifully preserved.

  8. Add Sherborne Abbey to your Itinerary

    Sherborne Abbey

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    Abbey/Priory

    SHERBORNE

    Historic Abbey Church dating from Saxon times. Wealth of 15thC fan vaulting built of Ham stone. Engraved reredos by Lawrence Whistler.

  9. Add Gold Hill Museum to your Itinerary

    Gold Hill Museum

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Shaftesbury

    Gold Hill Museum and Garden can be found at the top of picturesque Gold Hill, with its steeply inclined cottages and cobbled surface. The hill has featured in countless calendars and in the perennially popular Hovis “Boy on a Bike” advert filmed by...

  10. Add Durlston Country Park National Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Durlston Country Park National Nature Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    SWANAGE

    Countryside, cliffs, sea and wildlife. Visitor Centre with exhibits, information, live cliff camera and underwater sounds. Theme trails. Ranger-guided walks.

  11. Add Studland Beach to your Itinerary

    Studland Beach

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    Beach

    STUDLAND

    Fine sandy beaches stretch continuously for 4 miles. The heathland behind the beach is a National Nature Reserve with many rare birds and all six British reptiles.

  12. Add Corfe Castle to your Itinerary

    Corfe Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    CORFE CASTLE

    A favourite haunt for adults and children alike, you can't fail to be captivated by the romantic Corfe Castle ruins and it's breath-taking views across Purbeck!

  13. Add Lulworth Castle & Park to your Itinerary

    Lulworth Castle & Park

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    Castle/Fort

    EAST LULWORTH, Wareham

    Walk in the footsteps of Kings & Queens as you enjoy wide open spaces, historic buildings & stunning landscapes. Enjoy the tranquillity of the nearby 18C Chapel, wander through the park & woodland & bring a picnic.

  14. Add Knowlton Church & Rings to your Itinerary

    Knowlton Church & Rings

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    Historic Site

    Nr Wimborne

    An English Heritage Site. Knowlton is a site on the outskirts of Wimborne, Dorset. It is best known for its ruined Norman church which was built within a neolithic henge monument, known locally as the Knowlton Rings.

    There is no admission fee and...

  15. Add Capability Brown Experience Exhibition to your Itinerary

    Capability Brown Experience Exhibition

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Blandford

    The Capability Brown Experience Exhibition celebrates the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown, who transformed the landscape in many parts of England. Milton Abbey is considered to be one of the most outstanding landscapes in the...

  16. Add Portland Castle to your Itinerary

    Portland Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    Portland

    Overlooking Portland Harbour in Dorset stands one of Henry VIII's finest coastal forts, built in the early 1540s to protect against French and Spanish invasion. Today it provides a great day out for visitors and its audio tour, included in the...

  17. Add Priest's House Museum & Garden to your Itinerary

    Priest's House Museum & Garden

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    Museum

    Wimborne Minster

    Located in the heart of the beautiful market town of Wimborne, visitors can discover the story of East Dorset with stunning Roman wall paintings, the fascinating childhood gallery and a unique Victorian Valentine card collection. Explore period...

  18. Add Beaminster Museum to your Itinerary

    Beaminster Museum

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    Museum

    BEAMINSTER

    Beaminster Museum is an Arts Council of England accredited local history museum with plenty to see and do for all ages.

  19. Add Jordan Hill Roman Temple to your Itinerary

    Jordan Hill Roman Temple

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    Historic Site

    WEYMOUTH

    The foundations of a small Romano-Celtic temple.

  20. Add Christchurch Quay to your Itinerary

    Christchurch Quay

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    Quay

    Christchurch, CHRISTCHURCH

    Christchurch Quay is a popular attraction for all the family. It lies in the upper reaches of the harbour on the northern banks of the River Stour.