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A must see place

An amazing, facinating piece of history, which makes you want to find out more information on both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dorchester, United Kingdom
T E Lawrence

If you do nothing else in Dorset get yourself over to the national Trust property at Clouds Hill... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve B
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing, facinating piece of history, which makes you want to find out more information on both the character and the cottage and area. Very informative helpful volunteers.

Thank Jandpken01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you cannot do the walk across the ford from Moreton to the cottage then it is hard to get to see it. One of our party has mobility issues and a blue badge. However there was no space in the very small car park...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you do nothing else in Dorset get yourself over to the national Trust property at Clouds Hill the former escape of T E Lawrence. It’s hard to put into words the feeling of peace that oozes out of the very fabric of the building....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Kingston Lacey earlier this was the complete opposite type of NT property. The welcome was pitched at just the right level and correctly suggested we visited his garage first to find out a bit more about the man. This made visiting the basic...More

Thank JAC-B-321
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A true gem hidden deep in the woods of Dorset.Anyone with a keen sense of history MUST visit this atmospheric tiny cottage which was Lawrence of Arabia's secluded retreat where he wrote thought and entertained.Hard to think of another place like it - will leave...More

Thank Bobbex65
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Despite having visited the nearby Tank Museum for years, have never given Cloud's Hill a thought. Read about it in the National Trust's recent book about the LGBT community throughout history and this visit prompted us to find out more about T.E. Lawrence. Although the...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We arrived purely by coincidence on his birth date and that made it all the poignant it is significant how sparsely he furnished the cottage and how carefully chosen the items are based upon years of living in tents and bivvies

Thank Romantic_11
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Essentially clouds hill is a man cave and says a lot about the real man behind the Lawrence of Arabia legend. Simple tastes born out of his army and travel experiences. Practical and basic it possibly would have been added to a bit more and...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Small cottage among the trees by what is now a busy road but which in Lawrence’s time was a quiet haven. You can capture the essence of this man, in the surrounds he moulded for himself in this most masculine of homes. His bed lies...More

2  Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Laurence of Arabia was such a colossus if the early part of the 20 century, live a simple life in a simple house, died in such mundane accident, well worth a visit and visit the grave at Moreton

Thank simon s
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Response from Vanessa B | Reviewed this property |
No it’s just his small house - we were in and around in less than half an hour but we also went to his see his grave and the local church. Good afternoon tea locally too!
4 June 2016|
Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
I think to the garden but probably not inside the house because it is tiny.