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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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Charmouth, Dorset

Charmouth

This pretty resort grew up in a gap of cliffs overlooking picturesque Lyme Bay. In the days prior to the motor car it was a fashionable coaching stop. One illustrious visitor of.....

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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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Ferndown

This town lies amidst noted countryside between Wimborne Minster and Ringwood...

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Fortuneswell, Dorset, on a sunny October afternoon in 2005

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Dancing Ledge, near Langton Matravers

Langton Matravers

This is an interesting old village with access to one of the loveliest stretches of the Dorset coast...

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Old Town, Poole

Poole

Three miles of golden beaches extending from Sandbanks to Brankesome Dene Chine and on towards Bournemouth, ensure an enjoyable time for families and sun-worshippers alike...

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Poyntington, Dorset

Poyntington

This is a delightful small village situated in the picturesque Blackmore Vale where the Dorset and Somerset boundary meets...

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Southbourne Cliffs, Dorset

Southbourne

Southbourne is a sedate coastal resort lying close to the mouth of the River Stour, just a few minutes drive from its more famous neighbour Christchurch. The resort offers.....

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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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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 Lacey, main lawn obalisk path.

Kingston Lacy

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Weymouth from Nothe Fort

Nothe Fort

Nothe Fort lies to the east of Weymouth. This spectacular "D" shaped building is preserved as one of the finest pieces of.....

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Sea Life Park, Weymouth

A unique mix of indoor and outdoor attractions set in seven acres makes Sea Life a great family day out. The Park offers a day.....

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The Blue Pool

Between Wareham and Corfe Castle can be found the unique visitor attraction called the Blue Pool, which was once a clay pit. Tiny.....

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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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Upton Country Park, Poole, Dorset

Upton House & Country Park

Located near the historic town of Poole on the northern shore of Poole Harbour, Upton Country Park comprises of over 100 acres of.....

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