Attractions near Bridport

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Bridport Museum

The town museum tells the story of Bridport from its origins to the present day. Exhibits include those from the nearby Roman hillfort and from the rope and net making industries

Bridport Museum

Palmers Brewery

Traditional brewery, which is the only thatched brewery in the UK. Tours culminate in a tasting session in the board room

Palmers Brewery

Mangerton Mill

Working 17th c water mill and Museum of Rural Bygones. Also features tea rooms, cafe and craft centre

Mangerton Mill

Mapperton House and Gardens

A romantic valley garden surrounding an Elizabethan manor house with church, stable block, coach house, dovecote and courtyard. The Garden and Church are open for visitors from March - October and the…

Mapperton House and Gardens

Eggardon Hill Fort

Large, recently excavated Iron Age hillfort set high above the surrounding countryside.

Eggardon Hill Fort

Abbotsbury Castle

Iron Age hill fort situated on Wears Hill above the village. Believed to have been the work of the Durotriges, a Celtic tribe

Abbotsbury Castle

Kingston Russell

Large 17th century manor house and gardens originally the seat of the Russell family

Kingston Russell

Lyme Regis Philpot Museum

The local history of Lyme Regis represented by maritime and domestic objects, and illustrated by painting, prints and photographs.

Lyme Regis Philpot Museum

The Town Mill

A fully restored watermill dating from 1340. The complex also houses art galleries, a cafe/restaurant, craft studios & workshops, a bakery and a shop.

The Town Mill

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Originally founded in 1765 as a kitchen garden, the site now occupies 20 acres and is stocked with a range of exotic plants many of which were newly-discovered species at the time

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

St Catherines Chapel

Small 15th century chapel set on the hill overlooking Abbotsbury and the coast beyond.

St Catherines Chapel

Abbotsbury Abbey

The Abbey of St Peter was a Benedictine monastery founded in the 11th century. All that remains of the abbey now is a single wall

Abbotsbury Abbey

Abbotsbury Swannery

The only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans.

Abbotsbury Swannery

Forde Abbey

Former Cistercian monastery, now a privately owned house set in 30 acres of gardens

Forde Abbey

Forde Abbey and Gardens

Once a Cistercian monastery, Forde Abbey is now a privately owned country house with 1,600-acre of landscaped gardens.

Forde Abbey and Gardens

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