Dorset Visitor Guide 2020

Durdle Door, Purbeck T he BLACKMORE VALE is a spectacular area of North Dorset countryside. Lush green pastures, scattered pockets of ancient woodland and meandering rivers hide the market towns of Blandford, Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Stalbridge and Sturminster Newton. Hambledon Hill (one of UK’s most impressive Iron Age hillforts) and neighbour, Hod Hill provide a great leg stretch for keen walkers. Christchurch Awe lnspiring ! HEAD EAST to Cranborne Chase where outstanding natural beauty surrounds. Discover quintessential English villages tucked away in the gentle folds of Chalk downland and ancient woodlands. The charming market town of Wimborne has an elegant blend of history, hospitality and regular events. Further east lies historic Christchurch. Its picturesque harbour, beaches, nature reserves, Norman Priory and two castles invite all year. The swanky Mudeford beach huts are among Britain’s most scenic (and expensive!) Moors Valley Country Park, East Dorset. Mudeford