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Blandford Forum is a market town found in the county of Dorset about 13 miles away from Dorset. The town is known for its stunning architecture, and it is located on the riverbanks of the River Stour. Blandford Forum is just a short drive away from popular towns such as Poole, Bournemouth, and Dorchester. This makes it a great place to live for those who work in one of these towns but want to live a more rural life away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Things to do in Blandford Forum

Blandord Forum has plenty of shopping opportunities, from locally made sauces and sausages to sporting guns, there is plenty to see. There are a lot of independent shops to browse in, some with homemade produce. The Dorset Bookshop is extremely popular amongst the locals for its abundance of new and second-hand books. The owners can even help you source books that you might not be able to find in normal bookshops.

Blandford Forum is a great spot if you love to hike, cycle or just be in nature. The Blandford Arches Heritage Trail is a fantastic route to venture. The Stour Valley and surrounding areas of Hambledon Hill and Hod Hill are also lovely.

For days out there is the Blandford Fashion Museum that is located in Lime Tree House, which is home to a gorgeous collection of fashions that date back to the early 18th century. Kingston Lacy is a large family home which was built to look like an Italian Palace which is open to visitors, with plenty to see there.

Schools and Education in Blandford Forum

Blandford Forum has plenty of schools to suit all abilities. For primary schools there are three local schools, Milldown CofE, Blandford St Mary CofE and Archbishop Wake CofE, that all score ‘good’ by Ofsted. For secondary schools, the Blandford School is also rated ‘good’. There are also some independent schools in the area, including the prestigious Bryanston School, which has 400 acres, 56 of those playing fields. Durweston, Kington House School is also another amazing independent school found in the area.

As Blandford is just a short drive away from Bournemouth, it is within commutable distance to Bournemouth University, one of the best universities in the UK. There are also Southampton and Exeter universities not too far away too.

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Local Areas Nearby:

  • Bryanston
  • Durweston
  • Blandford Camp
  • Blandford St Mary
  • Charlton Marshall
  • Pimperne

Cost of living in Blanford Forum

There are many different types of property to choose from in Blandford Forum, from charming bungalows to Georgian terraced houses, there is something for everyone. Over the last year the average price of a property in Blandford Forum is £245,046, which is cheaper than most other towns and villages in Dorset. Most of the sales in the last year have been for terraced properties, which sold for an average of £233,642. Detached properties in the area sell for an average of £338,926, with flats fetching around £112,819.