Tout Quarry, Portland

Amazing sculpture park

This abandoned quarry has been turned into an amazing sculpture park, with lots of carvings hidden around it, including a fish, a Viking boat and the famous "falling man" by Antony Gormley.

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Kingston Maurward

Gardens and animal park, near Dorchester

The grade II-listed gardens are set around a large Georgian English country house (now an agricultural college) and tended with help from students on horticultural courses.

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Sherborne Castle

Typical country home where each succeeding generation has left its imprint.
DAILY Sherborne

Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 and the stately home of the Digby family since 1617, Sherborne Castle captures 400 years of English history.

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Maiden Castle

Neolithic enclosure from about 3500 BC
OPEN ALL YEAR Dorchester

Among the largest and most complex of Iron Age hillforts in Europe, Maiden Castle’s huge multiple ramparts enclose an area the size of 50 football pitches and once protected hundreds of residents.

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