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Pictures of Tolpuddle

in the county of Dorset

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Interesting & Historical Facts about Tolpuddle

Dorset is the birthplace of the Trade Union Movement, started by the 'Tolpuddle Martyrs' - a group of 6 labourers who formed a trade union to protest against falling wages. They were sentenced to transportation to Australia but they were pardoned following massive protests by the working classes.

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Athelhampton House, Dorset

Athelhampton (3 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset

(1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction W of Tolpuddle)

Athelhampton lies close to the little River Piddle which almost entirely encircles Athelhampton House which was built in the 15th-century by Sir William Martyn who was granted the lands and a license to build upon them by King Henry VII in the year 1483...

Milton Abbas, Dorset.

Milton Abbas (50 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction N of Tolpuddle)

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

The Keep Military Museum, Dorchester, Dorset

Dorchester (86 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction W of Tolpuddle)

Dorchester is the county town of Dorset and is the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex. On the outskirts of the town you will find Hardy’s birthplace and family home in Higher.....

Osmington view over golden cab, Dorset

Osmington (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction SW of Tolpuddle)

The pretty village of Osmington is situated along the Jurassic coast just 4 miles North-East of the historic resort of Weymouth. It has narrow streets and pretty thatched.....

West Lulworth

West Lulworth (121 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset

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

One of the most visited geological areas of Britain, Lulworth Cove has recently been placed into the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline...

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Athelhampton House, Dorset

Athelhampton House (10 Pictures)

(1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction W)

Athelhampton House is a fine example of a 15th Century house nestling in deepest Dorset...

Thomas Hardy's cottage in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset

Hardy's Cottage (4 Pictures)

(4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction W)

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

A picture of Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre (47 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction SE)

This is a place where "Monkey Business" really is acceptable, for the centre is home to over 150 primates of 15 different.....

The Roman Town House, Dorchester, Dorset

Roman Town House (1 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction W)

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

The Keep Military Museum, Dorchester. Dorset

The Keep Military Museum (15 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction W)

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

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Lulworth Castle (24 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.9 km, direction SE)

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Maiden Castle, Dorset

Maiden Castle (10 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction SW)

The finest and one of the largest Iron Age hill forts in Europe...


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