Things to do near Casterbridge Accommodation, Dorchester

Within a radius of 30 miles or 30 minutes of Dorchester lies some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world. Our suggestions are intended to stimulate your interest and may be extended or condensed to fit your personal time-table. Detailed information, maps etc. are readily available from Reception or Dorchester Tourist Information Centre.

Dorset Itineraries

  • To the north of Dorchester - Cerne Valley, Cerne Abbas Giant, Minterne Magna Gardens, Shaftesbury's Gold Hill
  • To the east of Dorchester - Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, lost village of Tyneham, Lulworth Castle, Corfe Castle, Swanage, Studland, Poole
  • To the west of Dorchester - Hardy's Monument, Abbotsbury village, swannery, sub-tropical gardens and children's farm, Chesil Bank, Weymouth, Portland, West Bay and the cobb at Lyme Regis
  • The Jurassic Coast - Golden Cap, Chesil Beach, Portland, Charmouth, West Bay, Lyme Regis

On foot

Countryside Activities

  • Natural History.
  • Birdwatching.

Countryside Sports

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