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PARNHAM
Beaminster DT8 3NA Tel 01308 862204

Description
Fine Tudor mansion and former home of John Makepiece, furniture designer, whose workshop is on display as well as exhibitions by contemporary designers

Location
I mile south of Beaminster. Beaminster is between Bridport and Crewkerne on A3066

Opening Times
Apr-Oct Wed, Sun and BH 10-5

Disabled Access
Facilities.

Admission Prices
Adult £4 Child £2

Lyme Regis | Sidmouth
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POOLE POTTERY
The Quay, Poole BH15 1RF

Description
One of the many interesting things to do on the quayside at Poole is visit the factory (and shop) of this pottery which has been producing

Location
On the quay in the old town, Poole

Opening Times
Apr-Oct 9.30-5.30 Nov-Mar 9.30-5

Disabled Access
Facilities

Admission Prices
Adult £3.50 Child £2.25

Dorset Attraction Lis

Bournemouth | Poole | Dorchester

 

 

 

PORTLAND CASTLE
Castle Town Portland DT5 1AZ Tel 01305 820539

Description:
One of the best preserved of Henry V111's coastal forts, built in impressive white Portland stone. It was originally intended to repel Spanish and French invasions and changed hands many times during the civil war.

Location
Overlooking Portland harbour adjacent to RN helicopter base. (Portland southern tip of Dorset beyond Weymouth) Rail: Weymouth 4.5 miles.

Opening Times:
22 Mar- Oct 10-6 (or dusk)

Disabled Access:
Ground floor only

Admission Prices:
Adults £2.20 Children £1.10 EH

 

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Red House Museum and Gardens
Quay Road, Christchurch, Dorset Tel 01202 482860

Description
Local history, archaeology, natural history, costume and changing exhibitions of contemporary art.

Location
Near the priory in Christchurch

Opening Times
Tue-Sat 10-5 Sun 2-5.

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

Christchurch | Bournemout

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Royal Signals Museum
Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum DT11 8RH Tel 01258 482248

Description
The history of signaling, radio and line communications from the Crimean War to the present day is exhibited in this museum

Location
I mile south of Beaminster. Beaminster is between Bridport and Crewkerne on A3066

Opening Times
Mon - Fri 10-5 and weekends Jun-Serp 10-4

Disabled Access
Facilities.

Admission Prices
Adult £4 Child £2

Poole | Dorchester

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RUSSELL-COTES ART GALLERY & MUS.
East Cliff, Bournemouth BH1 3AA Tel 01202 295644

Description
17c-20c paintings, sculpture, miniatures, ceramics, furniture. programme of special events

Location
Bournemouth

Opening Times
Tue-Sun 10-5

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Prices
Free

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