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Spectacular Scenery

The road from Blandford to Shaftesbury must be one of the most scenic drives in Dorset. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
places2seeplaces2go
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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A wonderful place to walk

The views from Melbury are astounding and one can walk a long way and enjoy the birds and plants... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Pippa354
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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Spectacular Scenery ”
9 Jul 2018
“A wonderful place to walk”
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Beautiful scenery looking over the Blackmore Vale across North Dorset and beyond. Five minute drive south from Shaftesbury or fifteen minutes drive north from Blandford. Free but limited parking. Just a stones throw from the popular Compton Abbas...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Shaftesbury SP5 5AP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The road from Blandford to Shaftesbury must be one of the most scenic drives in Dorset. There are a few lay-bys that you can pull into to admire the views across Blackmore Vale or park up & take a walk.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The views from Melbury are astounding and one can walk a long way and enjoy the birds and plants all around, definitely a place not to miss.

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Excellent for walking dogs although it can get a bit crowded. Wonderful views in all directions and also lots of wild flowers at the right time of year and lots of skylarks

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