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In order of appearance: Ironmen, Wicket Brood, Severn Gilders, Powderkegs, Old Palace Clog, Fox Morris, Yetminster Irish, Sarum Morris, Hips and Hawes, Hong Kong Morris, Holt Morris and Ironmen and Severn Gilders together.

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Tulips

Picture by Ashley Gunter

Picture by Ashley Gunter

Spring has truly arrived at Kingston Lacy House near Wimborne Minster as this formal display of tulips shows.

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Chained Library

Picture by John Wesley Barker

Picture by John Wesley Barker

The Library at Wimborne Minster was founded in 1686 and is the second largest Chained Library in the Country and also one of the first public libraries.

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Playground

Playground by Jodi Crisp

Playground by Jodi Crisp

Another strange Dorset animal spotted on Honeybrook Farm, a Victorian Farm and Country Park near Wimborne Minster. This one is a children’s playhouse.

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Wimborne Model Town

Wimborne Model Town by that_james

Wimborne Model Town by that_james

Wimborne Model Town is situated on the edge of the town of Wimborne Minster and is one of the largest and most established model towns in England. It depicts Wimborne at the time it was originally made in the 1950s and captures the essence of a typical market town of rural England at that time.

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Knowlton Church by Clifton M Beard

The ruin of a 14th Century church in the centre of a pagan earth circle, built in the Bronze Age, makes Knowlton unique. It is located about 2 miles south of Cranborne and 6 miles north of Wimborne, Knowlton was once a thriving village and the capital of a Saxon Hundred. Today it can scarcely be called a hamlet in the parish of Woodlands.

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