Over half of Dorset is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With five country parks and some of the best natural features around including Durdle Door, Pulpit Rock, Golden Cap, Lulworth Cove and Chesil Beach, it’s no wonder Dorset is described as England’s most beautiful county.
Dorset is renowned for its seaside towns of Poole and Bournemouth, and remains a popular tourist destination with a diverse selection of recreational activities for all.
Local attractions and places of interest include:
- The New Forest National Park
- Award winning blue flag beaches
- Jurassic Coast
- Market towns
- Stonehenge World Heritage Site
- Beaulieu National Motor Museum
- Outdoor Adventure Sports
- Rock Climbing
- Water Sports
- Horse Riding
Corfe Mullen – 2 miles
A charming village and thriving community with restaurants, pubs and a supermarket - great for grabbing fresh bread, milk, wine and other essentials. Nearby Corfe Barrows Nature Park includes areas of woodland, heath, meadows and pastures linked by footpaths, boardwalks and guided trails.
Wimborne Minster – 4 miles
A bustling market town that is famous for its Saxon church, folk festival and 1300 years of history. Market days are Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the largest undercover market in the south of England. You’ll discover delicious local produce from the butchers, bakers, fruiters, fishmonger and cheesemongers as well as stalls bursting with fresh flowers and plants, jewellery, antiques and collectables.