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Alms Houses, Sherborne

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

(6.0 miles, 9.6 km, direction S of Blackford)

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...

Sturminster Newton in Dorset

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

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction SE of Blackford)

A small attractive Market Town in Dorset...

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

(12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction SW of Blackford)

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

Glastonbury Hill and Tor

Glastonbury (103 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Somerset

(12.7 miles, 20.4 km, direction NW of Blackford)

This little town now enjoys world renown for its annual music festival which attracts thousands of visitors from all over the globe. None-the-less, this still remains very much a.....

Market cross, Martock, Somerset. Erected in 1741

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

(12.7 miles, 20.4 km, direction W of Blackford)

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...

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Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction S)

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

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset

Fleet Air Arm Museum (3 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction W)

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

Sherborne Abbey at night

Sherborne Abbey (7 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction S)

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

Lytes Cary Manor, June 2009

Lytes Cary Manor (42 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.8 km, direction W)

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

Stourhead frozen lake sunset

Stourhead (94 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.4 km, direction NE)

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

Montacute House

Montacute House (68 Pictures)

(11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction SW)

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

Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury, Somerset

Glastonbury Tor (37 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction NW)

Swirling mists rise over the Somerset Levels, where approaching the town of Glastonbury, suddenly above the mist you catch a.....


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