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Steam fairs, fun fairs and fashion

Visit Blandford Forum

Hosting the world’s largest heritage event, an annual Georgian fayre to celebrate its historic roots, and boasting a background in fashion, the military and transport, it’s no wonder so many people find Blandford Forum such a captivating town! When it comes to rural splendour, this beauty on the banks of the River Stour is as pretty as they come, offering plenty for visitors in the way of shopping and dining out.

Map showing the location of Blandford Forum

Blandford Forum Cottages

Our Blandford Forum holiday cottages place you in the heart of rural Dorset, where picturesque countryside and a town steeped in history are just two of the many splendid things that await you.

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Dorset Cottages

Our Dorset cottages are found in wonderful locations throughout the county, where you can enjoy a slice of rural life or coastal relaxation. Take a look at our portfolio and start making memories.

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Things to do in Dorset

Before heading off on your Dorset holiday, we’d really suggest planning your trip - because there is so much to do that you wouldn’t want to miss out on! We’ve put together our suggested things to do covering activities all over the county, including the stunning Jurassic Coast and its beaches, the wonderful attractions for families, the various wonderful walking routes, and more…

Interactive map of Dorset

Dorset is a beautiful county, featuring a mix of coastal and rural locations, found in the South West of England on the English Channel coast. Dorset shares its four borders with the counties of Devon which is to the west, Somerset to the north-west, Wiltshire to the north-east, and Hampshire to the east. Use our map of Dorset above to discover the perfect location for your holiday in Dorset.

A rural wonder

In the depths of the Dorset countryside on the banks of the River Stour lies Blandford Forum. This former village was burned down in the 1700s, but was rebuilt soon after by two brothers who produced some fine Georgian architecture which has stood the test of time.

On the fringes of the town, the annual Great Dorset Steam Fair is hosted every August Bank Holiday weekend, and is certainly an event not to be missed! If you’re more into carnival fever though, town spirit is rife when the locals celebrate the Georgian heritage of the area every May, and Blandford Carnival comes to town every September to bring the party.

There’s a huge array of shops to while away the hours, and you’ll be chomping at the bit to try all of the delicious sounding dishes in the many bars, cafes and restaurants.

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