Attractions near Sturminster NewtonClick map markers to show details below
Attractions in order of distance
Set on the site of Saxons England's foremost Benedictine nunnery the Abbey was the source of Shaftesbury's prosperity. Now the site of walled gardens and museum amongst the remains of the abbey
Small town museum featuring artifacts, costume, photos, ceramics, tools, domestic items and the town’s first fire engine. Of special interest is the collection of intricate Dorset buttons.
Located on the high street St Peter's is Shaftesbury's oldest church, dating back to the 15th century. Neglected for many years the church was restored in the 19th and 20th century
Situated in a fine Georgian townhouse the Fashion Museum has exhibits covering 250 years of historical costume and accessories
The national museum of Army communications, telling the story of military communications from the Napoleonic Wars onwards.
Ruined 12th century castle built for the Bishops of Salisbury. The castle was destroyed during the English Civil War by Parliamentary forces