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

Montacute House Food Fair

Montacute House  Food Fair 14 January 2018

Just thought we would mention that following on from our blog on visiting Montacute House we have discovered there will be a series of food fairs held there in the old stables. The first will be held ... Read More

Montacute House

Montacute House 11 January 2018

Quiet Woman House is surrounded by great houses and gardens, both National Trust and privately owned. These houses and gardens are very popular attractions so we thought we would highlight some in ou... Read More

How Quiet Woman House got it's name.

How Quiet Woman House got it's name. 06 January 2018

2018, A new year and an updated web site for Quiet Woman House, including this new fangled blog. The blog is intended to highlight places of interest in the Dorset / Somerset area and hopefully entic... Read More
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