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About Dorset

Dorset is a county of great beauty, situated on the South Coast of England, bounded by the Counties of Devon, Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Dorset boasts an outstanding 75 mile long shore fronting the English Channel which separates the United Kingdom from mainland Europe. A traditional English county rich in archaeology, unspoilt rural villages and countryside. Nearby attractions include the picturesque and homely Town of Weymouth, Historic Sherborne Castle Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594, Mapperton House and Gardens of Elizabethan origin, home of the Earl and Countess of Sandwich.
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The Bridge House, Beaminster

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Briantspuddle village

Briantspuddle

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Cerne Abbas

Cerne Abbas

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Dorchester

Dorchester is the county town of Dorset and is the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex. On the outskirts of the town you will find Hardy’s birthplace and family home in Higher.....

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Fiddleford

Fiddleford is a picturesque village in Dorset...

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Springhead Gardens, Fontmell Magna

Fontmell Magna

A picturesque village in the county of Dorset, situated between the historic market towns of Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum. The village has a church which in 1905 was described.....

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Southbourne beach, Dorset

Southbourne

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Witchampton in Dorset

Witchampton

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Abbotsbury Swannery

Abbotsbury Swannery

Set in one of the most beautiful unspoilt regions of England, Abbotsbury Swannery is home to sometimes up to 1000 beautiful.....

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Arne Nature Reserve in Dorset

Arne RSPB Reserve

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A picture of Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle

Standing in lofty splendour above the chimney pots of the village with the roaring ocean lapping the cliffs to the other side of.....

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Golden cap

Golden Cap

Part of the Jurassic Coast, Dorset's Golden Cap is the highest point on the south-coast of the British Isles. The 626 ft (191.....

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Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head is formed from the southern flank of Christchurch harbour, it is a spit of approximately 2 miles of land, with a.....

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Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset. The back facade.

Kingston Lacy

Set in 250 acres of spectacular parkland landscaped in the latter half of the 18th century and now roamed by a herd of Red Devon.....

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Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Cove

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The Roman Town House, Dorchester, Dorset

Roman Town House

The Roman Town House was a discovery of the 1930's. From excavations beneath the ground came a rich feast of Roman history that.....

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Cerne Giant in Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

The Cerne Giant

This magnificent figure cut into the turf of a chalk hillside is best viewed from the north of the village. He is known as "The.....

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The Keep Military Museum

The Keep Military Museum

This exciting keep is the home of the Military Museum of Devon and Dorset. Here visitors with a keen interest in all things.....

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