Gillingham

Gillingham is an excellent centre for exploring North Dorset. Nearby is the house and gardens at Stourhead which is owned by the National Trust. With many marked hedgerows, fields and paths to explore. It is a haven for a wide variety of birds and wildlife. The bridge over the River Shreen was painted by the famous artist John Constable, other paintings of his can be seen in the town museum.
7 Results In Or Near Gillingham
2.4 miles from the centre of Gillingham
A delightful owner run B&B on a farm in the Dorset countryside with horses, sheep, a river and an abundance of wildlife. Delicious local food and very comfy beds.
3.9 miles from the centre of Gillingham
Hillbrush has been manufacturing cleaning equipment since 1922. Their visitor centre incorpoartes a unique historical brush making museum.
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3.9 miles from the centre of Gillingham
Visit Hillbrush is located in Mere, Wiltshire and offers a fantastic restaurant, shop and museum.
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4.8 miles from the centre of Gillingham
The Old Bank sits in the middle of the village of Marnhull, made famous by Thomas Hardy as ‘Marlott'. It is superbly located for visiting all the beauty spots in the surrounding area, from historic cities to quirky towns and the Jurassic coast. There are hills and woods in which to walk and dogs are welcome to stay too.
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5.1 miles from the centre of Gillingham
Traditional British AA 4 Gold Star Inn at Stourhead, one of the National Trust's most famous gardens. English cooking using regional foods, ales brewed in the next village and with five charming en-suite bedrooms. Only 150 metres from the breathtaking lake and walks of the garden, this beautiful setting is The Spread Eagle. Residents are entitled to free entry in to the gardens.
5.1 miles from the centre of Gillingham
Explore Stourhead House and Gardens Stourhead is a fine example of English landscape gardens from the 18th century, re-planted in the 19th century with Conifers, flowering trees and shrubs. Follow a route anti-clockwise around the lake to gradually experience the sequence of arcadian images. There is always another vision to attract the eye: the Temple of Flora, Temple of Apollo, rock bridge or a Gothic rustic cottage and grotto to name but a few. From the late 1700s new plants were i...
5.1 miles from the centre of Gillingham
Discover Stourhead House Stourhead House is a Palladian mansion built in the 1720s, which was home to the Hoare family, who are the owners of Britain´s only surviving private bank. The entrance hall has a large collection of Hoare family portraits. The interior includes an outstanding Regency library designed by Colt Hoare in 1792 and decorated with paintings of classical scenes and furniture by Chippendale the Younger. In the gardens are classical temples, including the Pantheon and Te...
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