Sitting at the entrance to Wolveton Gatehouse, you are surrounded by beautiful Dorset countryside. This is Hardy country with Dorchester close by.
Lulworth Cove is within easy driving distance, with spectacular walks all along this stunning coastline. The family festival Camp Bestival is held here every year, against the amazing seaside backdrop.
Minterne Gardens lie in a tranquil valley setting. A day trip is ideal to gain some inspiration or simply some peace and quiet.
Lyme Regis is within 30 minutes drive from Wolveton House, and Lyme Regis Fossil Festival is held every year to celebrate this fantastic area of coastline. There are lots of activities for everyone.
The nearby beautiful, historic market town of Dorchester is well worth a visit, especially its many fascinating museums, including the Dorset County Museum. Athelhampton House and Gardens, an early Tudor manor house, is a short drive away.
You can gain free entry to the Dorset County Museum and a 50% discount on entry to Athelhampton House with a National Art Pass, which enables its members to enjoy free entry to over 240 museums, galleries and historic houses throughout the UK as well as 50% off entry to major exhibitions.
The pass is presented by one of Landmark's partners, the Art Fund, the national fundraising charity for art, which has been supporting museums and galleries for over 110 years by helping them to buy and display great works of art for everyone to enjoy. Income raised through the National Art Pass goes straight back into their charitable programme. Find more about it at artfund.org/national-art-pass.
For more information and ideas for things to do during your stay at Wolveton Gatehouse, take a look at our Pinterest Map.
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Near Dorchester, Dorset