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National Trust - Hardy's Cottage, Dorchester

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  • Late in the day for a visit, so just managed to purchase the last cream tea in the visitor centre. Lots of good information. The cottage is open every day this year, but we were too late to fit in a v...  more »
  • We enjoyed the walk through the woods to the cottage and its pretty garden. The information available is interesting and the house furnished in a way that evokes Hardy and his time there.  more »
  • If we have visitors we almost invariably take them to Hardy's Cottage. Set in the heart of rural Dorset, the cottage was Thomas Hardy's birthplace, where his family lived and where he wrote a number o...  more »
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  • Interesting cottage. Very small so timed ticket entry. Pick up tickets at visitors centre. Reasonable walk along wooded path to reach cottage.
  • Open fire, knowledgeable enthusiastic NT guide, a live fiddle recital and charming garden. We went to Hardys later house Max Gate day before, so was interesting to see his roots.
  • Brill NT property
  • lovely walk
  • Charming and atmospheric. Sit by the fire and soak up the ambiance.