Sherbourne Abbey

Sherbourne Abbey 21 March 2018

Sherbourne Abbey is a grade 1 listed building in this historic town which is just 12 miles from Quiet Woman House. Read More

Monkey World

Monkey World 17 March 2018

Monkey World, as seen on TV, ape rescue centre. Located Wareham, Dorset. Read More

Tintinhull Gardens

Tintinhull Gardens 07 March 2018

Keeping with the houses and gardens theme, Tintinhull Gardens are approximately 30 minutes drive from Quiet Woman House and are very popular with our visitors. The National Trust own the house &... Read More

Lytes Cary Manor House

Lytes Cary Manor House 05 March 2018

Back to the National Trust houses & gardens theme for this blog. These are very popular attractions for people that stay here at Quiet Woman House and luckily we have several within 30 minutes dr... Read More

Buckham Fair

Buckham Fair 02 March 2018

Buckham Fair is held on Martin Clunes's farm (he of Doc Martin fame amongst other TV shows) approximately 5 miles from Quiet Woman House between the villages of Corscombe and Beaminster. ... Read More

East Coker & T. S Eliot

East Coker & T. S Eliot 25 February 2018

Just 3 miles along the lane from Quiet Woman House is the village of East Coker. (Crossing the county border en-route in to Somerset) Quite walkable, and with the Helyar Arms pub in East Co... Read More

Easter food fair at Abbotsbury

Easter food fair at Abbotsbury 19 February 2018

On the 31st of March (Easter weekend) there is a Dorset food fair being held at the spectacular Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens on the Jurassic coast. There will be lots of Dorset producers showing o... Read More

Yeovilton Air Day

Yeovilton Air Day 12 February 2018

One of the biggest local events in the area is the Yeovilton Air Day, held on the 7th of July 2018, at the Yeovilton air base. A fantastic day out with all that you would expect from an air show and ... Read More

Mapperton House & Gardens

Mapperton House & Gardens 04 February 2018

Another short blog for those of you looking at our website thinking "looks like a nice place to stay but what can we visit locally" is a suggestion, Mapper... Read More

West Bay

West Bay 27 January 2018

West Bay is set on the Jurassic coastline, the only world heritage site in the U.K. I will, for now concentrate on the small coastal community of West Bay, which attracts visitors not ... Read More

Cerne Abbas Giant

Cerne Abbas Giant 21 January 2018

Just 14 miles from Quiet Woman House along the A37 towards Dorchester, county town of Dorset, lies the village of Cerne Abbas. Mainly known for the quirky chalk figure of a naked man holding a club c... Read More
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