Wander around the small hamlets that combine to make the parish of Hazelbury Bryan. From escaping the Black Death and the flames they used to extinguish it, the settlement has shifted away from the church leaving it isolated and alone. Skim the tip of the valley of the River Lydden that fed the old mill, … Continue reading Hazelbury Bryan
All Dorset parishes are listed alphabetically. They then reference any adventures that start or finish within the parish, pass through the parish or skim past the parish.
Start in the stunning village of Iwerne Minster amongst its beautiful buildings, little stream and even some ghosts. The village was loved and greatly cared for by the once Lord of the Manor, James Ismay. His father made rich by founding White Star Line (the Titanic owner). Pass the impressive manor of Wolverton, now known … Continue reading Iwerne Minster
Starting under the canopy of the the famous Tolpuddle Martyrs Tree, cross the medieval landscape to Milborne St Andrew, passing through the earthworks of the older settlement. Return via the Hillfort of Weatherby with its dramatic obelisk hidden in in the centre, amongst the trees. Cross the little Bere Stream using the route of the … Continue reading Tolpuddle and Weatherby Castle