Compton Abbas Airfield

Watch the planes take off from Compton Abbas Airfield as you stroll down the county lane to Fontmell Down. Walk along the edge of the slopes with views across the hedge lined fields, woodland and church towers of the Blackmore Vale to Hambledon Hill. Venture deep into Fontmell Wood weaving through the trees and down … Continue reading Compton Abbas Airfield

Poundbury – from The Duchess of Cornwall Inn

King Charles III, as the Duchy of Cornwall, created the architectural trailblazer that is Poundbury, the responsibility now falling to the new Duchy - Prince William. Start at the pub the King dedicated to his wife, in the Square dedicated to his grandmother. Wander between homes and shops, with no distinguishable difference, to skim the … Continue reading Poundbury – from The Duchess of Cornwall Inn

Anderson and Combs Ditch

Begin at a unique church that has been saved by the spirit of Thomas Hardy, complete with original aged oak beams and once described by King Charles III as exquisite. Pass the 17th century Manor House growing old as its formal landscape, driveway and river crossing fade back to nature. In World War Two, the … Continue reading Anderson and Combs Ditch