Shaftesbury Abbey & Gold Hill, Dorset

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Shaftesbury is a charming market town and Dorset’s only hilltop town founded over 1,000 years ago as the home of King Alfred’s citadel Benedictine Abbey.

The Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and garden brings to life the story of the Abbey and its inhabitants. The walled garden includes excavations of the Abbey Church.

The Gold Hill is a charming collection of traditional sandstone cottages on a steep cobbled stone hill. This is one of the most photographed roads in England and has featured in TV commercials.

Weather


Our 7 day weather forecast for Shaftesbury in Dorset

Today
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jul 28
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Jul 29
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 12.8℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jul 30
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jul 31
Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Aug 01
Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Aug 02
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 12.8℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (WNW)


Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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