Shaftesbury

Dorset

Shaftesbury

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Shaftesbury, Dorset is a charming town situated on a hilltop with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. With a rich history dating back to the Saxon times, Shaftesbury has plenty of historic landmarks to explore such as Gold Hill and the ruins of Shaftesbury Abbey. Visitors can also take part in guided walks or visit museums like the Shaftesbury Heritage Centre.

Throughout the year, there are many events taking place in Shaftesbury including food and drink festivals, music concerts and cultural celebrations. The annual Shaftesbury Carnival is especially popular with locals and tourists alike. In addition to these events, there are also many independent shops selling unique gifts and locally produced goods.

Aside from its historical attractions and lively events calendar, visitors to Shaftesbury can also enjoy outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking or horse riding in the beautiful countryside that surrounds the town. Overall, this picturesque town has something for everyone making it an ideal destination for tourists looking for an authentic taste of rural England.

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