Stalbridge is a small town found in the county of Dorset. In the 2011 census there was a population of 2,698, which makes it Dorset’s smallest town. Just four miles away you will find Sturminster Newton and Sherborne is just six miles away. The town of Stalbridge dates back to Saxon times. There are many listed buildings in the town, most of which are constructed with limestone and have stone tiled roofs. These mainly date back to 17th to the 19th century time period. The long street that runs from the church to the 15th century market cross is made from local yellow Ham stone.
The town is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has some fantastic landscapes and views and charming waterways that make Stalbridge a interested place to visit. Stalbridge is situated on the A357 on a low limestone ridge, one mile west of the River Stour. The A357 can take you to neighbouring towns. London is just over a two hours’ drive away. You can make it to Bournemouth in under an hour.