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£1.5m secured for revamp of Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Court House

Jul 27

Dorchester Shire Hall – Tolpuddle Martyrs courthouse near Athelhampton House party venues in Dorset

Just in time for the annual celebration of the Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival, good news has come in the form of £1.5m being secured from the Heritage Lottery to revamp the […]

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Top artists entertain Dorset at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival

Jul 22

Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival near our self-catering accommodation in Dorset

One of Dorset’s biggest summer live music events, the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival, made a welcome return this weekend, July 17-19, with a range of top musicians and expert speakers entertaining […]

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Studland Stables Beach Rides

Jun 1

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Cadbury comes to ‘Puddlestown’

May 26

Bank Holiday Monday saw a very chocolatey make over for the village of Puddletown, with the arrival of lots of purple and lots of Chocolate! Including this amazing solid chocolate […]

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22nd Annual flower Festival – Festival of Festivals

May 11

We’re eagerly anticipating our annual flower festival. Starting Sunday 7th of June. The talented ladies of Owermoigne Flower Club spend alot of time and thought in creating their stunning displays, […]

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Broadchurch walking trail launched in West Bay

Apr 29


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Mill Fest! 9-10 May

Apr 24

The Town Mill rescued by volunteers took 10 years to restore saving it from certain dereliction. The town mill has been established since 1340 and you can still walk away with a […]

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Spring has sprung at Athelhampton

Apr 13

At last sunshine! Which has encouraged lots of new growth and spring blooms to finally open around the Gardens of Athelhampton. The daffodils have been especially late this year due […]

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And the winner is…

Apr 6

Great fun was had at our annual Easter hunt, held every good Friday. Despite the initial damp weather the rain cleared just in time and the house and gardens were […]

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The Kitchen Garden

Mar 30

We are delighted to answer a question that has been asked hundreds of times over the last thirty years..”What is behind that door”, after years of work we are ready […]

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