THE SAXON INN

Address: Gold Hill, Child Okeford, Dorset, England, DT11 8HD, United Kingdom | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Gold Hill, Child Okeford.
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    Travel Blogs from Child Okeford

    Cashmoor to Cranborne 14k

    A travel blog entry by sallyj22 on Jul 08, 2015

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    Mary cooked us a lovely breakfast in her Aga. We also had a variety of fruit, including gooseberries from the garden. Mary had a long chat-- she has to cycle now due to bad eyesight stopping her from driving. We set out for our last day of walking at around 9oc. It was an easy walk, pretty flat and only slightly overgrown in places. Passing the watercress ...

    Pimperne to Cashmoor 13k

    A travel blog entry by sallyj22 on Jul 07, 2015

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    ... The paths were well defined and not too overgrown. The way markers have improved in the second half of the Trail. We had a couple of showers but nothing major. We arrived at Cashmoor House well before 1oc, so left our boots and bags and caught a bus to Blandford. It only took 20minutes and we were dropped in the town centre. The Morrisons was a good place to stock up with food and we checked the bus times from Cranborne at the Information ...

    Milton Abbas to Pimperne 17k

    A travel blog entry by sallyj22 on Jul 06, 2015

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    ... fields to Winterborne Stickland. The tracks were overgrown in places, but nothing that we could not walk through. Just before Durweston we joined the Stour Valley Way going through the old Mill, and then on to Stourpaine where we left the Way. The pub in Stourpaine had been demolished with houses planned on the site. We ...

    New Forest, 5 -12 Sept 2014

    A travel blog entry by mcloughlin on Sep 11, 2014

    28 photos

    ... on his Grand Tour in the 18th century. There are paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, Titian, Brueghel and the largest individual collection of Egyptian antiques in the world. They were clearly a very wealthy family! Their money came from a graphite mine in Cumbria. Apparently graphite was used to make gunpowder and there were only two graphite deposits in Europe. The family received cash royalties per ton from the mine operators so were rolling in cash! ...

    Isle of Purbeck, Swanage,Corfe Castle (last day)

    A travel blog entry by rknepper on Oct 22, 2013

    1 comment, 24 photos

    ... time his wife, Lady Mary Bankes, resided at the castle with their children. Parliamentarian forces planned to infiltrate the castle's garrison by joining a hunting party from the garrison on a May Day hunt, however they were unsuccessful. The Parliamentarians gave orders that anyone joining the garrison would have their house burned and that no supplies were to reach the castle. Initially defended by just five people, Lady Bankes was able to get food through and swell ...