Dorset has that true English Charm. Rolling countryside and long sandy beaches with incredible views, perfect for big city escape. If you long for more action make haste and take care with a range of outdoor activities available nearby. Dorset is a true walkers paradise, with picturesque valleys, sweeping downlands and hidden villages plus over 4,700 footpaths to choose from.
Here you can walk in the footsteps of our Neolithic ancestors and try to unravel for yourself the mysteries surrounding this enigmatic and prehistoric European monument. Explore the ancient landscape on foot and visit the world-class exhibition where there are over 250 ancient objects to discover. The perfect day out for both families and history lovers. Read more
SHOOT, GOLF, RIDE
Rushmore Estate is a historic estate situated in the heart of the Cranborne Chase countryside. Much of the estate is ancient forest and woodland where you can follow in the footsteps of King John himself and shoot game, unwind on the green of the fantastic golf course, or try your hand at show-jumping and riding at the Tollard Park Equestrian Centre riding school. Read more.
Outstanding partridge and pheasant shooting can be found within the Ashcombe Estate, home to 1,100 acres of pristine chalk valleys. We’ve naturally always held a great relationship with our esteemed neighbours and provide the perfect base from this well-managed shoot estate which is widely considered one of the finest in the country.
& DURDLE DOOR
Lulworth Coastline is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, with many fine beaches to explore accessible from either the land or the sea. To the east lie the gorgeous beaches of Mupe Bay and Arish Mel, while to the west are the ancient shingle sands of Middle Beach and the impressive Durdle Door; a striking natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast.
THE MEDIEVAL CITY,
The medieval city of Salisbury is one of the most beautiful and historic in the country. Explore the boutiques, museums and imposing buildings on its cobblestone streets, and pause on the edge of the water meadows to gaze upon the world-class Salisbury Cathedral. For over 750 years pilgrims have come to Salisbury Cathedral to seek inspiration in the building and surrounding Cathedral Close.