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June 2017

Victorian Elegance in Thomas Hardy’s Shaston (Shaftesbury)

2017-09-06T09:40:48+00:00

A former rectory for sale in the heart of a historic market town of Shaftesbury Where is historic Shaftesbury? Straddling the Wiltshire/Dorset border, the ancient hill top market town of Shaftesbury, or Shaston as Thomas Hardy named it, is a truly historic settlement. It may have Celtic or Roman origins but is strongly associated with [...]

Victorian Elegance in Thomas Hardy’s Shaston (Shaftesbury)2017-09-06T09:40:48+00:00

May 2016

Dorset: a rural and coastal county

2017-03-07T10:28:28+00:00

Introduction to the county of Dorset Dorset has long been regarded as the epitome of the ideal rural county and when searching for a character country property for sale or rent, it is often the first one that comes to mind. With its slower paced lifestyle, incredibly beautiful and varied scenery, stunning coastline, rich history [...]

Dorset: a rural and coastal county2017-03-07T10:28:28+00:00

October 2015

5 little known facts about rural Dorset

2017-03-07T10:35:31+00:00

Dorset is a fascinating county with a varied landscape. We give you 5 of our favourite facts about living in Dorset. The Celtic name ‘Dorseteschire’ means the place of fisticuffs! Enid Blyton bought Purbeck Golf Club for £1 and she used to holiday in Swanage. Many of her ‘Five’ series of books are based around [...]

5 little known facts about rural Dorset2017-03-07T10:35:31+00:00

May 2015

A guide to Dorset schools

2017-03-07T10:38:23+00:00

North Dorset State Primary Schools All Saints CE VC Primary School, Bishops Caundle Archbishop Wake CE Primary School, Blandford Forum Blandford St Mary CE VA Primary School, Blandford St Mary Cranborne CE VA First School, Cranborne Downlands Community Primary School, Blandford Camp Durweston CE Primary School, Durweston Gillingham Primary School, Gillingham, Dorset Milldown CE VC [...]

A guide to Dorset schools2017-03-07T10:38:23+00:00

March 2014

Local rural beauty spots in Dorset

2017-01-19T12:41:14+00:00

Rural View estate agency recommends a variety of favourite places of interest in Dorset. If you are looking for fun by the sea or an inland adventure, we can help. Abbotsbury Swannery Established in the 14th Century, the only managed colony of nesting mute swans. The adjoining sub-tropical gardens has many rare and exotic plants [...]

Local rural beauty spots in Dorset2017-01-19T12:41:14+00:00