Pictures of Sturminster Marshall
About Sturminster Marshall
Your Business Here! - Sponsor our Sturminster Marshall pages, click here.
Sturminster Marshall is famous for its beautiful White Corn Mill and for the magnificent eight arched bridge spanning the River Stour.
The village acts as a magnet for tourists who choose to meander of the beaten track in search of the picturesque that is not crammed with crowds. Thus, they are delighted to reach this large rural village surrounded by rich agricultural lands watered by the Stour where you can see lazy cattle and sheep almost at the water's edge. There are two triangular greens in the village, one has a maypole, and there is an interesting mix of properties from all periods of domestic architecture, including thatched black and white timber frame cottages.
St.Mary's is the parish church for the village. Mostly the Church dates from medieval times, but its tower is a replica of an earlier tower that collapsed. The church was given the present tower in 1805. Some of the fine stained glass dates from when the church was restored in 1859. At this time the 12th-century piers were cased with stone to make them square. Many villagers viewed these restoration works as an act of vandalism.
Sturminster Marshall lies on the road between Blandford Forum and the nautical town of Poole, perhaps this close proximity to the sea is responsible for its jaunty air and bustling atmosphere. For a peaceful weekend, Sturminster Marshall makes an ideal alternative to the more crowded coastal resorts. The Badbury Rings and N.T. property Kingston Lacy are close-by.
Take a picture tour of Sturminster Marshall or book Sturminster Marshall accommodation
Other nearby recommended towns & villages..
a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset(3.9 miles, 6.2 km, direction E of Sturminster Marshall)
Wimborne Minster is a magnificent Georgian town in the valley of the delightful River Stour...
in the county of Dorset(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction E of Sturminster Marshall)
Stapehill, in the beautiful Dorset countryside is best known for its romantic Abbey gardens which are an absolute joy for every visitor including gardening enthusiasts...
a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction SE of Sturminster Marshall)
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...
a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset(8.8 miles, 14.1 km, direction W of Sturminster Marshall)
Milton Abbas is a superb thatched village which has the distinction of being the first planned village of its kind in England...
a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction SE of Sturminster Marshall)
Sandbanks near Poole, in Dorset, is known for its stunning award-winning sandy beaches, and as being one of the costliest places to live in the world...All towns in DorsetComplete A to Z of towns in England
Nearby attractions.. (0.5 miles, 0.8 km)
The White Mill is an attraction in the delightful village of Sturminster Marshall.
The cornmill occupies a site recorded in..... (1.9 miles, 3.0 km, direction NE)
.. (1.9 miles, 3.0 km, direction E)
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..... (5.4 miles, 8.6 km, direction SE)
Located near the historic town of Poole on the northern shore of Poole Harbour, Upton Country Park comprises of over 100 acres of..... (6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction E)
The Nun's of enclosed orders usually led a harsh existence under a regime of dedication and prayer, but it was also a peaceful..... (7.6 miles, 12.3 km, direction S)
.. (9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction SE)
Brownsea Island is the largest island in Poole Harbour, it is around 1 mile long by 3/4 mile broad; it is beautifully wooded with.....All attractions in Sturminster MarshallAll attractions in DorsetComplete A to Z of attractions in England