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Picturesque Villages in Dorset

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Abbotsbury, Dorset

Abbotsbury is a small picturesque and historic village in the county of Dorset...

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Briantspuddle, Dorset

This remarkable village owes much to the agricultural experiment carried out by Sir Ernest Debenham during the years between the two World Wars...

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Broadwindsor, Dorset

Broadwindsor is a sleepy picturesque village in the countryside of West Dorset, 2 miles west of the pretty town of Beaminster, and was once a hiding place for King Charles II as.....

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Burton Bradstock, Dorset

This in one of the most enchanting villages to be found along the sweeping Dorset coast. It has gorgeous little lanes where there are eye catching thatched cottages with walls.....

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Cerne Abbas, Dorset

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

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Chedington, Dorset

Chedington is a small attractive estate village high up in the West Dorset hills which was originally built around Chedington Court. The village has some of the finest views in.....

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Corfe Castle, Dorset

Below the castle, the village of Corfe shows picturesque stone houses of the 17th-century...

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Evershot, Dorset

Evershot is a pretty village and is considered to be the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex, famous for its inclusion in much of his famous literature such as the novel 'Tess of the.....

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Fiddleford, Dorset

Fiddleford is a picturesque village in Dorset...

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Fontmell Magna, Dorset

A picturesque village in the county of Dorset, situated between the historic market towns of Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum. The village has a church which in 1905 was described.....

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Melbury Osmond, Dorset

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

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Milton Abbas, Dorset

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

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Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset

A pretty village set in the Blackmore Vale in the heart of North Dorset, just 3 miles south of the market town of Sturminster Newton. Within the parish are 61 structures that.....

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Osmington, Dorset

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.....

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Piddlehinton, Dorset

Piddlehinton is a picturesque village in the Piddle valley in the county of Dorset, and is 5 miles north of the county town of Dorchester. It has one pub called The Thimble, and.....

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Shroton, Dorset

Interestingly, this enchanting village was the scene of warfare as General Wolfe trained his troops before his assult on Quebec in the mid 18th-century...

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Sturminster Marshall, Dorset

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

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Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset

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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Tyneham, Dorset

Known as the Ghost village of Dorset, the village of Tyneham was requisitioned by the War Office during 1943, with all 225 residents having to leave their homes. The army never.....

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