Locality and Places of Interest

Glebe House is set in the heart of Hardy's Wessex with excellent access to many places of interest.

There is a local bakery half a mile away in Alweston, whilst it is only a mile to the nearest village stores and post office both situated within the Three Elms pub at North Wootton.

Sherborne, just a short drive away, is one of the most beautiful towns in England. With its abundance of medieval buildings, superb abbey, world famous schools, picturesque almshouse and two castles, Sherborne has much to offer visitors.

The Blackmore Vale and surrounding hills are perfect for country walks.

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There are several fine golf courses in the Sherborne area, including an enjoyable 'pay-and-play' nine-hole course within walking distance of Glebe House.

You will find a choice of good country inns and restaurants nearby.

The Dorset Heritage Coast (recently designated a World Heritage Site) is within easy driving distance, as are the towns of Bath, Salisbury and Dorchester. There are some wonderful historic houses, with a good selection of National Trust properties, all within a 25 mile radius of Folke. The Fleet Air Arm museum is at nearby Yeovilton.

Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Cove

Sherborne

Sherborne

Stourhead

Stourhead

There is a regular train service to Salisbury and Exeter from Sherborne station.