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Gold Hill, Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury (95 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(3.1 miles, 5.0 km, direction N of Compton Abbas)

Shaftsbury is Dorset's only hill-top town, with its long history and good views it is particularly attractive to tourists...

Sturminster Newton in Dorset

Sturminster Newton (40 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction SW of Compton Abbas)

A small attractive Market Town in Dorset...

Milton Abbas

Milton Abbas (50 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction S of Compton Abbas)

Milton Abbas is a superb thatched village which has the distinction of being the first planned village of its kind in England...

Bridge over River Stour at White Mill, near Sturminster Marshall, Dorset

Sturminster Marshall (1 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction SE of Compton Abbas)

Sturminster Marshall is famous for its beautiful White Corn Mill and for the magnificent eight arched bridge spanning the River Stour...

House in King Street, Wimborne Minster

Wimborne Minster (103 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction SE of Compton Abbas)

Wimborne Minster is a magnificent Georgian town in the valley of the delightful River Stour...

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View from Badbury Rings, Near Wimborne, Dorset

Badbury Rings (19 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.6 km, direction SE)

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Fovant Badges, Wiltshire.  - Taken from the air in July 2006

Fovant Badges (6 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction NE)

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Stourhead frozen lake sunset

Stourhead (94 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction NW)

Designed by Henry Hoare II, Stourhead is one of England's most picturesque landscape gardens with classic temples and palladian.....

Bridge over River Stour at White Mill, near Sturminster Marshall, Dorset

White Mill (5 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.4 km, direction SE)

The White Mill is an attraction in the delightful village of Sturminster Marshall. The cornmill occupies a site recorded in.....

Kingston Lacey in Wimborne Minster, Dorset

Kingston Lacy (44 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction SE)

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.....

Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction W)

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

Sherborne Abbey at night

Sherborne Abbey (7 Pictures)

(14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction W)

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


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