Munden House

Local Attractions

Munden House is the perfect location for those wanting to explore the delights of Dorset.

Sherborne is no more than a five minute drive away, and with its Abbey, two Castles, Museum and many independent shops and coffee houses it's one of the county’s most attractive towns.

Cerne Abbas is nearby which is a beautiful village with a rather unusual giant carved into the hill. On the way there you could stop and visit the Minterne Magna Gardens which are attributed to Capability Brown. Sandford Orcas Manor is also nearby.

The National Trust houses Kingston Lacy, Stourhead, Montacute and Lytes Cary Manor are all within a forty minute drive from Munden House.

The Fleet Air Arm Museum is nearby at Yeovilton as is the Haynes motor museum with its huge collection of cars.

All around is Thomas Hardy country and half an hour’s drive away is the wonderful Dorset heritage coastline, from Poole in the east to Lyme Regis in the west.

Munden is a convenient starting point for visits to Dorsets many towns and villages, gardens, country houses, prehistoric sites and museums.

A huge choice of country walks are readily accessible, and nearby are facilities for golf, riding and tennis.

Useful links

Wedding venue with a difference

Stockbridge Farm Barn
A magical venue for a wedding. This ancient barn is a fabulous wedding venue and each wedding here is unique.
Click here for details.

Oxfords Bakery

How about learning to bake bread properly? Steve Oxford's family have just celebrated 100 years of baking bread in the bakery next door to us. After over a century of baking they seem to have got the hang of it now and we get all our wonderful bread from them. Steve has now started to run baking courses which are proving to be very popular. So, have a look at their website and course dates and come and stay with us and spend some time learning to bake with a master baker. Please have a look at the article below as featured in the Country Living magazine November 2011. Click here for details.

Favourite Places to Eat

The Green
Paprika
Tamburino Gold
White Hart, Bishops Caundle
Three Elms North Wooten

Taxi Service
Beaver Cabs Sherbourne

Munden House Alweston Sherborne Dorset DT9 5HU; telephone 01963 23150