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  • The Smithy, Old Forge Cottages, The Old Forge Compton Abbas, Compton Abbas, Dorset, SP7 0NG

Ideally situated for exploring Hardy's Wessex and boasting wonderful walking from the doorstep these charming and comfortable cottages are perfect for a relaxing break. The Wheelwrights adjoins the owners' 18th century stone built home and both cottages share a very attractive courtyard setting beside the secluded village green and a mile from Fontmell Magna's shop and pub serving food. Delightful thatched and tiled cottages on Shaftesbury's famous Gold Hill are a mere 3 miles di...

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Shaftesbury Gold Hill

Located in Shaftesbury, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 2.7 miles away.

Shaftesbury's Gold Hill is perhaps most famous for its use in the Ridley Scott directed Hovis Bread adverts of the 1970's and 1980's in the UK.. Looking out across Dorset's Blackmore Vale. Shaftesbury appears as Shaston...

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Shaftesbury Abbey

Located in Shaftesbury, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 2.8 miles away.

Founded in 888 by Alfred the Great and his daughter Ethelgiva. Shaftesbury Abbey was once the wealthiest Benedictine nunnery in England. During the Middle Ages, there was a saying that if the Abbot of Glastonbury could m...

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Shaftesbury St Peter's Church

Located in Shaftesbury, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 2.8 miles away.

Built in the fifteenth century and with registers from 1623. Shaftesbury St Peter's Church is located in the centre of town just off Gold Hill and a short distance from Shaftesbury Abbey. In the late nineteenth century,...

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The Wheelwrights, Old Forge Cottages
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Less than a mile away.

Rates: 217 - 491 Per Week

Ideally situated for exploring Hardy's Wessex and boasting wonderful walking from the doorstep these charming and comfortable cottages are perfect for a relaxing break. The Wheelwrights adjoins the owners' 18th c...

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Flour Mill Cottage, Piper's Mill
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Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Rates: 326 - 650 Per Week

Nestling between the Blackmore Vale and Cranborne Chase the village of Fontmell Magna with its good pub shop and tea rooms lies in 'Hardy' country. Just ½ mile away these two adjoining cottages are set near...

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Grist Mill Cottage, Piper's Mill
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Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Rates: 353 - 717 Per Week

Nestling between the Blackmore Vale and Cranborne Chase the village of Fontmell Magna with its good pub shop and tea rooms lies in 'Hardy' country. Just ½ mile away these two adjoining cottages are set near...

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