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Minterne Magna

Minterne Magna (22 Pictures) in the county of Dorset

(2.6 miles, 4.1 km, direction E of Batcombe)

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The Sydling Valley, Dorset

Sydling St Nicholas (22 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(3.1 miles, 4.9 km, direction S of Batcombe)

This is a particularly scenic village lying deep in a chalk-stream valley between open downs. Every approach to it is beautiful, whether crossing the hills from Cerne Abbas or Maiden Newton, or coming up the waters of the River Cerne between meadows flooded with spring lambs and ponies...

Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Cerne Abbas (68 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction SE of Batcombe)

Famous for its huge chalk 'rude' giant, Cerne Abbas is a lovely ancient village in Dorset...

Hardy's Dorset

Melbury Osmond (3 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(3.5 miles, 5.6 km, direction NW of Batcombe)

A long, winding lane, flanked by grassy banks covered in fern and wild flowers, leads to the picture postcard village of Melbury Osmond..

Sherborne Castle across lake

Sherborne (111 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction N of Batcombe)

The softly glowing Ham stone of which most of the town properties are built, lends warmth and atmosphere to what is already a unique and attractive place...

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Cerne Giant in Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Cerne Abbas Giant (2 Pictures)

(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction E)

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.....

Sherborne Abbey at night

Sherborne Abbey (7 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction N)

Without doubt this magnificent Abbey built centuries ago of creamy Ham stone ranks amongst the finest Abbey churches anywhere in.....

Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.8 km, direction N)

Many fascinating tales remain from the time when Sherborne Castle was lived in by Sir Walter Raleigh, a favourite of Elizabeth I......

The Nine Stones, Stone Circle in Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset

The Nine Stones (1 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.1 km, direction S)

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The Keep Military Museum, Dorchester. Dorset

The Keep Military Museum (15 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction SE)

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

The Roman Town House, Dorchester, Dorset

Roman Town House (1 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction SE)

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

Thomas Hardy's cottage in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset

Hardy's Cottage (4 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction SE)

Home of poet and novelist Thomas Hardy until the age of 34. Under the Greenwood Tree and Far from the Madding Crowd were.....


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