Visiting Historical Beaminster

We love our little corner of West Dorset, it’s buzzing with life, has a rich history and stunning countryside – in short, it has so much to offer visitors to Dorset. Our shepherd’s huts are high in the hills above the picturesque market town of Beaminster (pronounced bem-minster). Beaminster is nestled in a bowl shaped […]

Walk in Hooke Park

Hooke Park is a fascinating place to walk – and a must-see for visitors to West Dorset in April/May when the bluebells are at their best.  Just a few miles from our shepherd’s huts at Dorset Forest Garden  it combines ancient bluebell woodland (tracing its roots back to the middle ages), with cutting edge architecture. […]

Horn Park Walk

Start Grid Ref: ST 47000 03245 (see map) Park in the entrance to Common Water Lane. Walk highlights: Panoramic Views Wild deer Pheasants Duration : 1 – 1.5 hours Walking boots or wellies are advisable.  There are steep hills and (during winter) mud. From your car walk up the hill along the road Go through […]

Pub Walk – Golden Cap

Distance 5.4km Elevation gain 233m Pub The Anchor Inn at Seatown This is a popular walk, and it is not hard to see why. It starts from the National Trust car park between Morcombelake and Seatown in the midst of a beautiful hilltop woodland. From here the walk is a relatively gentle slope to the […]