Wimborne is a gorgeous rural retreat and a lovely place to explore. Perfect for couples looking to wander romantic country gardens or families after a chance to explore and enjoy the countryside, this area makes a magical holiday destination.
Wander through Knoll Gardens, Kingston Lacy and White Mill. Search souvenirs or feel inspired at this ‘Fairtrade’ town full of specialist boutiques, independent shops and art galleries.
Why visit Wimborne?
Gorgeous rolling countryside surrounds this vibrant market town, great for days of just wandering among wonderful architecture and exploring a secluded countryside retreat. Follow cycle trails that criss-cross the area and drive through other picturesque villages dotted about close by.
Things to do in Wimborne:
Discover the remains of the old Knowlton Church and Rings, walk through the secret walled garden at the Priest’s House Museum, and walk the White Mill by the river. While in town grab a coffee and cake at a team room or book a delicious Sunday lunch at The Olive Branch riverside pub.
Why stay in Wimborne cottage?
There are lovely restaurants and pubs in this area and beautiful country views. Our cottages in Wimborne, whether large or with a hot tub, will let you make the most of this area. It’s a fantastically secluded and peaceful place to stay where you can completely relax and unwind while wandering through the market town or cruising down country lanes.
Three must see things in Wimborne:
- Visit the magnificent 17th-century Italian-inspired Kingston Lacy country mansion full of old paintings and Egyptian artefacts.
- Roam through the beautiful Knoll Gardens and pick up a few perennials to take home.
- Feel like a giant as you explore Wimborne Model Town and Gardens, a 1/10th scale preserved world of Wimborne town centre in the 1950s (when the model town was first built).