The Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

A celebration of cheese! Saturday 10th September - Sunday 11th September 2022 Set in Sturminster Newton in the heart of the Blackmore Vale, the Cheese Festival was introduced to reflect the market town and the surrounding landscape’s heritage, showcasing award winning local produce. The Blackmore Vale is split from the south by the Iron Age … Continue reading The Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

The Big Map of Dorset

The Big Map of Dorset is a hand drawn, to scale map of the whole county. It is drawn using pen and pencil onto four separate canvases, adding up to a total size of approximately 2 metres by 2 metres. The map records only a simple selection of earthworks, woodland, water, roads, tracks and settlement. … Continue reading The Big Map of Dorset

Gussage Down

In the north east corner of Dorset sits the ancient landscape of Cranborne Chase. High on it’s chalk hills, wander through the spiritual environments scattered with Bronze Age barrows. Explore the large earthworks of an Iron Age settlement to then join the footsteps of Roman soldiers on Ackling Dyke. Distance:  6.5 miles/10.5 km Duration: 3 … Continue reading Gussage Down