Historic Sites

Forde Abbey

Forde Abbey

More than 900 years of history and romance are encapsulated in this elegant former Cistercian monastery and its 30 acres of exquisite award winning gardens.

www.fordeabbey.co.uk

Mapperton House and Gardens

Mapperton House and Gardens

Voted the Nation’s Finest Manor House by Country Life in May 2006. Terraced valley gardens surrounding the delightful Tudor/Jacobean manor house, stable blocks, dovecote and All Saints Church. Pevsner’s Dorset Guide says, ‘There can hardly be anywhere a more enchanting manorial group than Mapperton.’

www.mapperton.com

Montacute House

Montacute House

Magnificent Elizabethan stone-built house, incorporating National Portrait Gallery exhibition, garden and park.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

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