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Shaftesbury, Dorset, Visitor & Tourism Guide



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Shaftesbury St Peter's Church

Located in Shaftesbury, Dorset, South West England, England

Less than a mile 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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Shaftesbury Gold Hill

Located in Shaftesbury, Dorset, South West England, England

Less than a mile 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

Less than a mile 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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Triss Cottage
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Less than a mile away.

Rates: 332 - 650 Per Week

Nestling in the heart of Dorset's beautiful Blackmore Vale this comfortable cottage boasts lovely views in a landscape alive with wildlfe. One of a little row and enjoying its own patio as well as shared access to a...

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Best Western The Royal Chase Hotel, Dorset
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 33; Rates: 65 - 95 Per Night

Situated on the outskirts of Shaftesbury, set within picturesque private grounds, this Georgian ex-monastery has been transformed into a luxury hotel...

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The Wheelwrights, Old Forge Cottages
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Approximately 2.8 miles 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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