Dorset’s top 12 spooky places

A selection of tales and mysteries about tragedy and despair. The lives of people that have left their everlasting mark on the landscape, now hidden amongst brambles, whispered in the wind or sparkling in the shadows. From country houses to isolated beaches, lonely roads to hidden earthworks, the county of Dorset is full of ruins … Continue reading Dorset’s top 12 spooky places

The Tarrant Valley

Eight villages line the valley, all gaining their name from the river. Once the location of an abbey, a monastery and the existence of a surviving medieval pack horse bridge, it suggests activity and life has been here for centuries. Going back even earlier in time, ancient earthworks sit abreast the hill tops and Roman … Continue reading The Tarrant Valley

Tarrant Gunville

Wander through the high hills of the Tarrant Valley. Surrounded by ancient earthworks, Roman villas and a Roman road that still slices through the landscape on its way to Badbury Rings. Explore the wild woodland that circles the Estate of Eastbury. Once one of the biggest houses in the country and now just a shadow … Continue reading Tarrant Gunville