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Local Attractions

There are some fantastic local attractions and surroundings in the Dorset countryside to be discovered. We’ve highlighted a few of the more interesting attractions for you to discover.

Kingston Lacy
Kingston Lacy

Another superb National Trust property (only 30 minutes drive) on the Blandford/Wimborne road, Kingston Lacy is an elegant country mansion with a fine collection of art and antiquities. The gardens offer a stunning woodland walk on an autumn day and the formal gardens and house are definitely worth a visit.

Sturminster Newton
Sturminster Newton

An attractive and unspoilt former market town situated above the River Stour, it is centrally placed for visiting many of Dorset’s towns including: Shaftesbury (20 mins), Sherborne (20 mins), Dorchester (35mins), Salisbury (50 mins) and beautiful Bath (1hr 10mins). The coast – Lulworth Cove and beautiful beaches of Studland are also within an hour’s drive.
Briefly the home to Thomas Hardy (1876) and the setting for his Return of the Native, Sturminster Newton offers some interesting shops and cafe’s.
Sturminster Newton hosts the increasingly popular Cheese Festival in September and is home to Olives et Al. Monthly Boogie Woogie evenings which culminate in the Boogie Woogie Festival in July are also popular local events.
The Bull Inn is a 4 min walk from Newton House and Margie and Charlie are always happy to recommend the other good food pubs in the area.

Sherborne
Sherborne

The historic town of Sherborne only 20 minutes drive – home to Sherborne Castle and Sherborne Abbey is a lovely place to explore its cobbled streets, pretty water meadow or enjoy its excellent range of shops, cafes and restaurants.

Stourhead
Stourhead

30 minutes drive, this is one of the National Trust’s most lovely landscaped gardens it is a beautiful place to visit whatever the season. Classical temples are set around the central lake, a wonderful setting for a walk or picnic.

 

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About Newton House Dorset

Newton House is the perfect place from which to explore many of Dorset's finest attractions. Situated above the river Stour, we are close to many historic houses and gardens. Dorset’s scenery is amongst the best in the UK, but don’t take our word for it, have a walk yourself and take in the glorious views.


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