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Sherborne, Dorset.

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

(3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction NE of Thornford)

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...

Hardy's Dorset

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

(3.9 miles, 6.2 km, direction SW of Thornford)

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

Minterne Magna

Minterne Magna (22 Pictures) in the county of Dorset

(6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction SE of Thornford)

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Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

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

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction SE of Thornford)

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

The Sydling Valley, Dorset

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

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction S of Thornford)

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...

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Sherborne Abbey at night

Sherborne Abbey (7 Pictures)

(2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction NE)

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)

(3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction NE)

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

Montacute House

Montacute House (68 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.3 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.....

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset

Fleet Air Arm Museum (3 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction NW)

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

Cerne Giant in Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Cerne Abbas Giant (2 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction SE)

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.....

Lytes Cary Manor, June 2009

Lytes Cary Manor (42 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.5 km, direction NW)

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

Barrington Court, Somerset

Barrington Court (49 Pictures)

(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction W)

Barrington Court is an attractive 16th-century house built in the engaging "E" shaped style of the period in mellow Ham Hill.....


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