Abbotsbury is a unique village steeped in history, yet a village where the present is very much alive and the future perpetually evolving. There are plenty of attractions local to us. Both for adults, children and the whole family.
UNESCO formally granted the stretch of coastline from Swanage in the east to Orcombe Point in the west World Heritage Status in 2001.
The Abbey House is ideally situated for exploring this unique piece of history, whether by foot, car or using the acclaimed Jurassic Coast bus service, much of the coast is accessible offering spectacular and fascinating views.
Bridport is a small town with a lot to offer! Weekly Wednesday and Saturday Markets take place in Bridport’s three main streets throughout the year, from 8am until mid afternoon. There's also a thriving antique quarter selling vintage furniture & collectables.
The birth place of Thomas Hardy, Dorchester boasts several museums & the recently opened Brewery Square offers a whole new area for eating out & shopping. A market is also held every Wednesday. And don't forget to take in Poundbury, built to the principles of Prince Charles.
Erected in memory of Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy of HMS Victory. Amongst other things, Hardy became famous as it was in his arms that Nelson died, saying the immortal words 'Kiss me Hardy'. On a clear day, you can see five counties from the top of the Monument.
Lulworth is an amazing village and the area around it is some of the most outstanding in Britain, possibly the world. Lulworth Cove and it's remarkable shape has been carved by time, much like the world-famous Durdle Door a short walk away.
Stretching from Exmouth in Devon, to Old Harry Rocks in Dorset. The Jurassic Coast covers 95 miles of coastline and boasts 185 million years of our Earth's history. Fossil hunters travel from miles around to Charmouth beach to try and find & own a piece of history.