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Tyneham On the south coast of Dorset only a few miles from the tourist traps that are Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door is the village of Tyneham and the nearby coastal bay of Worbarrow The area shows evidence of occupation from the Roman times of fishing communities from the Iron Age and is included in the Domesday Book of 1086

10 Historic Towns and Villages to Visit in Dorset

ABBOTSBURY Abbotsbury is a village that really does give you the feel of Dorset With a swannery and children's farm (which also made our 10 Things to do Within and Hour of Weymouth blog) and a chapel at the top of the village hill which holds extraordinary views there is plenty to do Abbotsbury is approximately 30 minutes away from Weymouth

Secluded walking villages in Dorset

My boyfriend and I are hoping to book a trip to Dorset to experience this beautiful area We're looking to stay in a quiet secluded village in a scenic area of Dorset with a few unique walking trails close-by to fill the days Local amenities such as a grocery shop and perhaps a traditional pub would be lovely!

Surrounding villages and towns

Towns and villages near to the Wessex Ridgeway Tollard Royal This pretty village is just over the border into Wiltshire The small pond is a charming feature of the village along with the Church of St Peter with its unusual fish motif church gates Ashmore This isolated hilltop village is the highest in Dorset

Dorset's Lost Villages – Dorset Ancestors

Other of Dorset's Medieval Villages's which may be noted are: Modbury is one of two truly deserted villages in the Bride valley north of Bridport located across the road between Litton Cheney and Burton Bradstock Holworth was a village of Saxon origin found on excavation to have had Romano-British occupation on its site

Secluded walking villages in Dorset

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Town and Villages Around Weymouth Dorset

Here's yet another Dorset village with what appears to be a rude name but in fact it's probably after a tribesman called 'Poca' who lived on the hill more details Preston Weymouth grips Preston tightly and encompasses it with its laws and rules but the village still tries to retain its individuality and dignity The se more details

Tyneham Village

Tyneham Village - where time stopped in 1943 Often referred to as Dorset's 'lost' village only the memories of who used to live here now remain The village was evacuated in December 1943 during WWII and has been deserted ever since The area was needed for military training but after the war ended the villagers were not allowed to

Dorset : Villages Online

Aug 29 2020Villages in Dorset: Belchalwell and Belchalwell Street Belchalwell village is situated in the Blackmore Vale near Okeford Fitzpaine Blandford Forum Dorset UK under the north facing escarpment of the Dorset Heights Visit the Belchalwell and Belchalwell Street Website Bere Regis

Dorset : Villages Online

Aug 29 2020Villages in Dorset: Belchalwell and Belchalwell Street Belchalwell village is situated in the Blackmore Vale near Okeford Fitzpaine Blandford Forum Dorset UK under the north facing escarpment of the Dorset Heights Visit the Belchalwell and Belchalwell Street Website Bere Regis

Dorset village has 'worst air pollution' in England

Jul 30 2020A picturesque Dorset village has been found to have the worst air pollution in the country Chideock Hill in West Dorset was top of the list of more than 1 300 sites across the country where annual limits for harmful pollutant nitrogen dioxide were breached

15 Best Places to Visit in Somerset (England)

Dec 01 2016The city of Bath and its glorious Roman and Georgian culture is why most people come to Somerset And Bath is as good a reason as any but the county has many more feathers in its cap at captivating old cities and towns like Wells and Frome and the many cute country villages The Somerset countryside is steeped in folklore and history extending to the very roots of England as a nation: The

The 12 Most Beautiful Places in the West Country UK

Castles cathedrals beautiful villages river valleys and ancient towns can all be found here and Culture Trip has selected the 12 must-visit places Milton Abbas Close to the market town of Blandford Forum in Dorset is the picturesque village of Milton Abbas

Beautiful Villages in Somerset and Dorset

Rampisham Dorset Nestled within a valley Rampisham is a tiny village of little more than 100 inhabitants Those interested in architecture will no doubt be fascinated by the work of the famous Gothic Revival architect A W Pugin who designed both the church's chancel and the house that once served as the village school

Harbours Fishing Villages in England

The click-clack of bobbing boat masts the squawk of seagulls and the call of the fishermen as they return to harbour are the sounds of fishing villages in England to cheer the soul Wander through winding cobbled streets stop for lunch in tiny restaurants serving the catch-of-the-day and watch teenage daredevils dive off the jetty in summer time On a more energetic day take a walk along

Category:Villages in Dorset

Villages in Dorset a county in souhwest England Pages in category Villages in Dorset The following 3 pages are in this category out of 3 total C Cattistock E Evershot P Puncknowle This page was last changed on 5 April 2013 at 18:01 Text is available under the Creative Commons

Towns and Cities Near Weymouth (Dorset)

This page will help you find a list of the nearest surrounding towns villages cities nearby or within a 45 mile distance (72 41 km) of Weymouth (Dorset) to the north south east or west of Weymouth typically within a one to two hour commute or drive Results for the country of Great Britain are set to show towns with a minimum population of 500 people you can decrease or increase this

11 Most Haunted Places in Dorset

Here we highlight 11 of the most haunted places in Dorset: 11 Bettiscombe Manor The manor house in the village of Bettiscombe is known as the 'House of the Screaming Skull' The skull is purported to be that of a Jamaican slave who was brought to the manor by John Frederick Pinney on his return from the Caribbean island of Nevis where

The Prettiest Dorset Villages Near The Acorn Inn

Aug 24 2020Here are the prettiest Dorset villages each within a 15-minute drive of The Acorn Inn Sydling Saint Nicholas A scenic 10 minutes along the English country lanes leading out of Evershot is the impossibly pretty Dorset village of Sydling Saint Nicholas With Sydling Water bubbling through it and many of its pretty rose and ivy-clad cottages

Homes for Sale in Dorset

Dorset is served by 14 independent bus services many of which link rural areas with larger towns and villages The South East Dorset conurbation is of course served by many buses linking the towns and cities there Dorset also benefits from two seaports and an airport Ferries from Poole go to the Channel Islands and Cherbourg and St Malo in

Top 10 Recommended Villages in Devon

Villages in Devon Clovelly is known as one of South West England's top coastal villages Beer is one of our favourites in the UK Widecombe in the Moor is a superb moorland village and Lynmouth is a treat on the Exmoor coast Given that Devon's such as popular English county it's hardly surprising there are so many gorgeous villages Here are our 'Top 10 Recommended Villages in Devon' for

11(+) of the Prettiest Villages in Dorset

Apr 02 2020At 700ft above sea level it is the highest village in Dorset so walking in the surrounding countryside affords some wonderful views The village itself is small and spectacularly pretty with historic cottages and thatched-roofed buildings centred around a large circular pond

The 12 Most Beautiful Places in the West Country UK

Castles cathedrals beautiful villages river valleys and ancient towns can all be found here and Culture Trip has selected the 12 must-visit places Milton Abbas Close to the market town of Blandford Forum in Dorset is the picturesque village of Milton Abbas

Town and Villages Around Shaftesbury Dorset

On the chalk uplands of Dorset lived on by Romans Britons and earlier men who worked in bronze are many picturesque villages including Higher and more details Ashmore This village right on the borders with Wiltshire is the highest in Dorset standing 700 feet above sea level In its centre is an attractive large p more details