Gardens

Dorset has some beautiful gardens open to the public, one of the best being the gardens at Mapperton House. Recently used in the film Far from the Madding Crowd, Mapperton is nestled deep in a beautiful Dorset valley – a setting that feels untouched since the time of Thomas Hardy.

Some of our favourites include

Abbotsbury

Mapperton

A guide to Dorset’s gardens

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Local Activities

There’s a multitude of different activities available in the local area to keep you busy and make your stay memorable.