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Baker's Arms Holiday Cottages

South Perrott, Dorset

This is an owners own site, run by Richard and Mary Torrens.

Places to visit in Dorset, Somerset and Devon

Places to visit within 30-60 minutes drive from our holiday cottages.

For abbreviations and colour codes, see the page
Notes on lists of Places to visit in Dorset, Somerset and Devon

PlaceFeatureMap RefPostcodeRoad
miles
Time
mins
Dog friendly
AbbotsburySwannerySY 577 845DT3 4JG2134no
AbbotsburyGardens (sub-tropical)SY 5633 8510DT3 4LA.2134yes
Abbotstbury St. Catherine's Chapel. (EH)SY 5725 852DT3 4JU2236yes
Abbotstbury Abbey remains. (EH)SY 579 851DT3 4JL2134yes
Abbotstbury CastleHill Fort. (SSSI)?SY 562 862DT2 8522035yes
Adcombe WoodAncient woodland (WT SSSI)ST 225 174TA3 7DD2135yes
Aller and BeerWoods, ancient (SWT, SSSI)ST 404 305TA10 0RD2042yes
Aller HillGrassland (SSSI)ST 408 291TA10 0DD2042yes
AthelhamptonHouse and gardensSY 771 943DT2 7LG2439yes (garden)
Axe estuarySaltmarsh, mudflats (NR)SY 255 905EX12 4AE2838
Badbury RingsHill fort, large, wooded. (NT)ST 964 030BH21 4DZ3956yes
Beer (Devon)Village. Walk to BranscombeSY 228 888
SY 207 881
EX12 3AJ2445yes
Beer (Devon)Pecorama pleasure gardens and railwayST 504 032DT8 3SG2445
Beer (Devon)Beer Quarry CavesSY 214 894EX12 3AR2444
Beer (Somerset)Cider FarmST 407 314TA10 0QX2144
Bickham WoodNature reserve (SWT)ST 268 084TA20 3EB1836yes
Bindon HillHill fortSY 839 802BH20 5SA3352yes
BiscombeBrimley Hill Mire (SWT)ST 175 131TA3 7PZ2238yes
Bishops LydeardWesy Somerset Steraqm Railway to MineheadST 165 289TA4 3RU2851
Blackbury CampHill Fort. (EH)SY 187 924EX24 6JE2547yes
Blandford ForumKeyneston Mill gardenST 911 043DT11 9HZ3855on lead
Blandford ForumTown3551
BovingtonClouds HillBH20 7NQ2747
BovingtonTank MuseumSY 829 884BH20 6JG3541
Bowleaze CoveBeachSY 704 819DT3 6PW2641
BranscombeCoastal village, walksSY 207 882
SY 230 892
EX12 3DB2747yes
BridgwaterTown2949
Interesting range of independant shops street market Wednesday and Saturday
BrutonHauser and Wirth: Durslade FarmBA10 0NL2846
Buckland NewtonBadger Watch DorsetST 695 043DT2 7BL1935no
Bulbarrow HilHill fortST 777 055DT11 0ER2550yes
BurrowbridgeBurrow Mump Historic hill. (NT)ST 359 305TA7 0RB2045yes
Cadbury CastleHill fortST 628 2532334yes
Flat-topped open hill fort with few trees.
CanningtonWalled GardensST 257 395TA5 2HA3356
Castle CaryTown2539
ChickerellAldiDT3 4FL2540
Corfe CastleVillage, Swanage railway. Model villageSY 958 8144159yes
Corfe CastleSwanage Railway4159
CothayManor and gardensST 085 213TA21 OJR3258
CrawthorneLangham Estate Wines VinyardSY 774 858DT2 7NG2640
Curry RivelVillage on ridge South of Somerset levels.ST 392 2541532
DalwoodBurrow Farm GardensSY 243 993EX13 7ET3138yes
Dumpton HillHill fortSY177 0422340yes
Dumpton HillNature reserve: The Rough (DoWT)SY 178 0402340yes
Durdle DoorNatural limestone archSY 805 804
[SY 811 804 600m]
3252
FerneAnimal SanctuaryST 275 0751434
FiddlefordManor. (EH)ST 802 1362849
FiveheadGreenshutters Garden Cantre / NurseryST 347 232TA3 6PT1536
FolkeFolke Wood (old orchard) (WT)ST 658 1341936yes
Fortuneswell (Portland)Town, Lidl3050
GillinghhamTown3547
GlastonburyTown. Aldi2950
GlastonburyTribunal. (EH)2950
Golden CapHighest point on South coast (NT)SY 384 9344DT6 6EP1532yes
SatNav is for Langdon Hill car park
HadspenThe Newt gardenST 659 3112641no
HawkswoodWood (DvWT)SY 200 978
[SY 203 975]
2343yes
HemyockLickham Common (DvWT)ST 128 1222749yes
Hestercombe HouseHouse and GardensST 240 2862546grounds
Hilfield HillNature reserveST 637 040DT2 7BE1239yes
Woodland and wild flower meadows. Flat. Narrow entrance to car park.
Hod HillHill Fort (NT)ST 855 1063356yes
Holway woods(DoWT)ST 63418 202111836yes
HonitonTown, Adi, Lidl2441
Jordan HillRoman Temple. (EH)SY 699 8212640
Kilver CourtGarden, Designer villageBA4 5NF
ST 626 436
2944
Kingsbury EpiscopiBurrow Hill Cider, Brandy etcS|T 415 2002238
Kingston LacyHouse and gardens (NT)ST 986 0094059
Kingston MaurwardAnimal park and gardensSY 714 9102133gardens
Langdon HillWood (NT) and walk to Golden CapSY 413 9311336yes
Pine and Larch woodland. Good car park and walk to Golden Cap
LangportTown1736
Long SuttonHarry's Cider Co.ST 462 260TA10 9NS2032
Lulworth Castle and parkSY 855 8223655yes (park)
Lulworth coveSY 823 8003353yes
Lyme RegisTown1735
Lyme RegisAxmouth to Lyme Regis undercliff (SSSI, NNR)SY 336 9201735yes
Lyme RegisDinosaurland Fossil Museum1735
Lyme RegisMarine Aquarium1735
Maiden CastleHill Fort, largest in Britain. (EH)SY 672 884DT2 9PP2136yes
MeareMonastic fishery building. (EH)ST 459 4172948
Midsomer NortonSomerset and Dorset RailayBA3 2EY3659
Milton AbbasVillage (historical)ST 805 0183046
MoretonWalled Gardens. Tea roomSY 805 8932843yes
MoretonRiver Frome. Ford. Long bridge.SY 805 8932843yes
MuchelneyAbbey (EH)ST 428 2471532
MuchelneyPriest's HouseTA10 0DQ1534
Nightingale FarmWoodST 451 0502338yes
North PerrottThe Manor Arms (on foot)ST 475 094240
North PethertonTown2645
NunneyCastle. (EH)ST 737 4683756yes
OffwellWoods, lake, open access (FC)SY180 9942439yes
Osmington MillsCoastal village. Pub, Rock pools, clifftop walksSY 735 8172844yes
Otterhead LakesNature reserve, old disused gardenST 224 141
TA3 7EE
1936yes
Ottery St MaryTown, walk to Tipton St JohnSY 0940 9515
SY 0920 9176
3253yes
PallingtonSculpture park and walksSY 786 9132441
PayhemburyHembury Hill FortST111031EX14 3LA2850
PooleTown4259
Portesham VinyardSY 625 857DT3 4ER2138
PortlandCastle. (EH)SY 683 7432951
PortlandDoWT. Tout Quarries Sculpture parkSY 68443 72446DT5 2LN3154yes
PortlandPortland Museum3154
Portland (Fortuneswell)Town, Lidl3050
Prior's Park & Adcombe WoodPublic access. (SSSI)ST 225 170 2340yes
Puddletown ForestWoodland (pine & mixed), heathland (FC)SY 74439 925342237yes
RingsteadSeaside village, shore (NT)SY 753 814DT2 8NQ2845yes
SeatonTramwaySY 253 2942341Yes (£2)
SeatownCoastal village, beach, Golden Cap, walks, pubSY 420 9171431(officially) no
Shepton MalletChaplin and Cork's CiderBA4 5ND2945
SherborneTown1534
SherborneCastle and gardens, VinyardST 651 1631733yes
SherborneOld Castle. (EH)ST 648 1681734yes
SherborneMuseum1734
ShilligstoneNorth Dorset RailwayDT11 0SA2953
Shipton Gorge and Hill4½ mile walk - Shipton HillSY 498 9151431
ShuteLyme Bay WinerySY 249 9641938
Shute BartonHouse (NT)SY 252 974EX13 7PT2135
SidburySand House and GardenSY 146 9253453
SidmouthTown3056
SidmouthDonkey sanctuarySY160 8912747
SmeatharpeSouthey and Gotley Moors open access (SSSI)ST 192 1102441
SomertonTown2031
Staple HillRuttersleigh woodland (SSSI)ST 250 1651932
Stonebarrow HillCliff top walk to Golden cap (NT)SY 381 933DT6 6RA1835yes
Excellent cliff-top walks.
StourheadHouse and Gardens (NT)ST 777 344BA12 6QF3545yes (informal areas)
StreetHecks CiderST 483 2602439
Sturminster Marshall18th century millBH21 4BX3755
Swell WoodRSPB Nature reserveST 363 2361735
Tarrant HintonDorse Steam FairDT11 8HX3959
Held every August, late Bank Holiday
TauntonTown, Aldi2342
Thorncombe WoodsHardy's Cottage (birth place)SY 7269222135
Thorncombe WoodsNature Reserve, Hardy's cottage, WoodsSY 7269222135
ThroopFord and long bridge on River PiddleSY 8279322945yes
Tipton St JohnWalk by river Otter. Scenic drive through Blackdown Hills and East DevonSY 0872 9210
SY 0940 9515
3656yes
TivertonTown4357
WarehamTown3650
WarehamMonkey WorldBH20 6HH3050
WarehamBlue PoolBH20 5AR3959
Nature reserve and tearoom: !! acres of woodland, heathland
WellingtonTown2947
WellsTown3358yes
WellsThe Bishops PalaceST 553 458BA5 2PD3358yes
WeymouthTown Aldi, Sainsbury's, Morrisons2740
WeymouthBeachSY 648 7972539designated area
WeymouthBennett's Water Garden.SY 648 7972539no
WeymouthRadipole Lake RSPB reserveSY 675 8042641on lead. Pick up
WeymouthTudor House Museum2641
WeymouthSea Lfe Adventure ParkDT4 7SX2641
WimborneTown, model village4159
WimborneBadbury RingsDT11 9JL3959
WarehamCavesST 543 4733458
Wookey HoleEbbor Gorge (SSSI, NNR)ST 531 4763559

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