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Explore the local area

Close to hilltop town of Shaftesbury

Gutch Common is a few minutes drive from the lovely hilltop town of Shaftesbury, with its ruined abbey and the picturesque Gold Hill. Wardour Castle, which you can see from the garden, is also a short drive away. The nearest train station is Tisbury.

Beautiful walks in the countryside

The Dorset/Wiltshire border is much appreciated for its unspoilt, open down land and sheltered valleys. Many fantastic walks can be taken from the house, or from a short drive away for those wanting to explore a bit further afield.

Visit local historic sites and attractions

This part of the English countryside is full of historic sites and local attractions; Stonehenge and Avebury, Longleat with its famous safari park, Stourhead, and Wilton House are all nearby. Salisbury Cathedral, which has the tallest spire in England is about 25 minutes drive away. Bath, with its Roman remains, and the beautiful South Dorset Jurassic coast are both less than an hour's drive away.

 

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