There is a folder full of 'day out' leaflets in the cottage, as well as laminated details of local and slightly further afield circular walks in the area.
Horse racing at Wincanton and Salisbury occasionally,
Breadmaking courses at The Panary www.panary.co.uk within walking distance (must be booked in advance and from £175 for a day course), and there is even a new Winery being built within walking distance that should be open to the public some time in 2015.
Higher Green Farm Art & Craft courses 1.9 miles away (5 mins drive) at Twyford and courses include Pottery, Art, Illustration, Creative Writing, Digital Photography, Sculpture in stone, wood, metal or paper, and more!
Twyford Golf Range at Brach Farm, Twyford is 1.7 miles (4 mins drive) is really useful if you want to keep in practice!
The Local Area
A wealth of things to go and see or do. Apart from all these pictures of stately homes, churches, stunning gardens and wildlife parks, there are many attractive small market towns like Blandford, Wimborne, Sturminster Newton, Sherborne, Bath and Salisbury all within easy reach. Lunch or tea in a different one every day! Golf courses and fishing lakes, and museums too.