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Sandford Orcas, Dorset.

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Sherborne

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

(2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction S of Sandford Orcas)

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...

Thatched cottage

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

(8.6 miles, 13.9 km, direction S of Sandford Orcas)

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

A picture of Martock

Martock (22 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset

(10.1 miles, 16.2 km, direction W of Sandford Orcas)

The interior of Martock's Ham-stone church is perhaps the grandest in all Somerset, the startling effect of the golden stone against the most lavishly decorated of the county's great tie-beam roofs is simply overwhelming...

Minterne Magna

Minterne Magna (22 Pictures) in the county of Dorset

(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction S of Sandford Orcas)

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Sturminster Newton in Dorset

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

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction E of Sandford Orcas)

A small attractive Market Town in Dorset...

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Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction SE)

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)

(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction S)

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

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset

Fleet Air Arm Museum (3 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.8 km, direction NW)

The Fleet Air Arm Museum houses Europe's largest Naval aviation collection. Go on-board Concorde and be transported by a.....

Lytes Cary Manor, June 2009

Lytes Cary Manor (42 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction NW)

Intimate manor house with Arts & Crafts-style garden. Tudor great hall and 14th-century chapel, this was home to medieval.....

Montacute House

Montacute House (68 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction W)

This is one of the most glittering of all the great Elizabethan mansions in England. It is built of glowing honey-coloured Ham.....

Cerne Giant in Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Cerne Abbas Giant (2 Pictures)

(12.1 miles, 19.4 km, direction S)

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.....

Stourhead frozen lake sunset

Stourhead (94 Pictures)

(12.6 miles, 20.2 km, direction NE)

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


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