Dorset has so much to offer its visitors and a large number of attractions are just a short distance from The Anvil Inn. So for a great day out please find information below on just some of the main attractions on our doorstep.
Located in Blandford at the Royal School of Signals, the museum has displays dealing with the history of army communications, as well as the history of the Royal Corps of Signals. Distance from hotel = 4 miles.
Clay pigeon shooting and simulated game shooting provided by the DBW Clay Company based on the private and scenic Crichel Estate in Dorset. Distance from hotel = 10 miles.
Steeped in history and tradition, Shaftesbury offers visitors breathtaking views and the warmest of welcomes. Distance from hotel = 13 miles.
Monkey World, the chimpanzee rescue centre, based in Wareham, Dorset, UK, Rescue and Rehabilitation of primates world wide. Distance from hotel = 16 miles.
At The Tank Museum we bring the history of tanks and tank crew to life. Distance from hotel = 17 miles.
A bustling Quay, the best beaches in England & a stunning natural harbour make Poole a natural first choice for a trip to the South Coast. Distance from hotel = 17 miles.
Superbly situated in southern England's rural heartland, few destinations can match the amazing diversity of Salisbury and Stonehenge. Distance from hotel = 20 miles.
One of Britain's most majestic ruins and once a controlling gateway through the Purbeck Hills, the castle boasts breathtaking views and several waymarked walks. Distance from hotel = 20 miles.
A huge outline sculpted into the chalk hillside above the village of Cerne Abbas representing a naked, sexually aroused, club-wielding giant. Distance from hotel = 22 miles.
The impressive arch of Durdle Door formed due to the effect of the erosive power of the sea on the vertical layers of different types of rock. Distance from hotel = 23 miles.
Lulworth castle, built in the early 17th Century as a hunting lodge, became a country house at the heart of a large estate.Distance from hotel = 24 miles.
It’s not in the dictionary, but if it was, Go Ape would be described as a ‘tree-top adventure’.Distance from hotel = 24 miles.
1000+ creatures including Bonnethead Sharks, new Shark Breeding Centre, walkthrough ocean tunnel, Crocodile Creek, Pirate Adventure Mini Golf.Distance from hotel = 26 miles.
A great day out for visitors and its audio tour, included in the admission price tells of the castle’s 450 year history and the part it played in the First and Second World Wars.Distance from hotel = 31 miles.
Dorset is full of contrast with breath taking scenery and spectacular countryside, rolling hills and an unsurpassed coastline stretching 140 kilometers with much of it having World Heritage Coast status. Distance from hotel = various locations.
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The Anvil Inn
Nr Blandford Forum
Dorset DT11 8UQ
Telephone: 01258 453431
Fax: 01258 480182