Nether Compton

Explore the landscape of Nether Compton, a hidden corner of North Dorset. From the golden village, that rose from the ashes, head up to the hills for views over the counties of both Somerset and Dorset. Return to the valley to discover the ancient Holloways carved deep into the sandy stone by centuries of footsteps, … Continue reading Nether Compton

Sherborne Castles, circling old and new.

From a new castle to a ruined one. A hidden village to a demolished church, over a railway and through mysterious woodland, circling the old castles of Sherborne. The landscape was loved by Sir Walter Raleigh, who made himself a stone seat in his castle gardens to sit, smoke, watch the deer run wild and … Continue reading Sherborne Castles, circling old and new.