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Best things to do in North Dorset District

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Pub
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“The food here is excellent - you can tell they use fresh ingredients and the menu has some interesting choices. It's very stylish - country and unpretentious but comfortable and inviting. It's also worth a visit for the drive through the Fonthill Bishop Estate - beautiful, stretched out well kept paddocks and fields with horses grazing and attractive wooden fences...Very English country! ”
32 locals recommend
History Museum
“The castle was built in the 1390s and partially destroyed in 1643 and 1644 during the English Civil War. ”
28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It is set in a beautiful walled garden which you can walk around and pick flowers in, has good food and is a fab place to be. Quite pricey. Average service.”
27 locals recommend
Historic Site
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“Only a few miles from here one of the biggest chalk figures in the country cut into the hillside. There is a nice place for a picnic plus the village has an open garden weekend in June which is well worth timing your visit for.”
26 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Messums is a thriving art gallery in the middle of nowhere based around the longest thatched tithe barn in England (which is worth seeing in itself). It is a vibrant hub with ever-changing art displays, talks, events and a great cafe for drinks or lunch and is free to explore.”
20 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Gold Hill featured in the iconic Hovis advert. Shaftesbury is a lovely small town to visit with small shops, cafes and restaurants. ”
22 locals recommend
Hotel
“Basically a lovely pub with stream running through. Great food. Fine for all the family.”
14 locals recommend
Pub
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“Good food and atmosphere. You'll find locals at the bar and dogs curled at their feet. You can eat in the bar or in the restaurant.”
10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food. Quite 'upmarket'. Nice atmospheric and attractively decorated english country pub. ”
9 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great pub to have lunch at after amazing circular walk (2 1/2 hours) along a ridge above Guy Ritchie's estate. Amazing far reaching views, especially from the Trig point at Wynn Green. 25 min drive”
6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Supermarket chain selling groceries and household goods, open till midnight ”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A more contemporary take on the traditional pub. Good food and light, bright atmosphere. T: 01747 870211 E: royaloakswallowcliffe.com”
9 locals recommend
Hotel
“Top quality restaurant and also has a great cocktail bar. Not far from Famous Gold Hill.”
11 locals recommend
Bar
“Delicious and authentic Indian food in a very pleasant environment with friendly staff.”
8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Waitrose, Gillingham - 6 miles east of the cottage, by the Asda and on the station road. Waitrose Sherborne - on the A30 into the town. Smaller than the Gillingham one. Customers in Sherborne have bigger hair and wear more lipstick than those in the Waitrose Gillingham according to our scientific study. ”
6 locals recommend
Establishment
5 locals recommend