Many of Wimborne's pubs are old, with some dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries. Below is a list of pubs in central Wimborne.
The Brew Shack, Wimborne’s newest brewery is making a name for producing quality beers using 100% natural ingredients. The Brew Shack’s Head Brewer & …
Wimborne Rugby Club has been in existence in its present form since 1950 and is in Leigh Park, Gordon Road on the eastern side of the town. The Club has two pitches, changing rooms and a Clubhouse, with a bar, function room, shop and catering facilities. The Club has teams from Minis through Juniors and Colts to Senior XVs, including a Veterans team and a Girls/Ladies team.
Built well over 50 years ago, the magnificent 1/10th scale models continue to surprise and amaze visitors from all over the world with their superb quality and realism.
Seeking financial, legal, banking or insurance services, Wimborne can offer you a wide choice of businesses to meet your personal needs. The town's business sector covers everything from health and beauty to re-upholstering your favourite armchair.
The model town is one of the largest and longest established model towns in England. It depicts Wimborne at the time the model was made, in the 1950s. It is at 1/10 scale, resulting in the model of the Minster being several feet high. The model shop windows accurately show the goods which the real shops were selling at the time. The exhibition also includes a model railway based on Thomas the Tank Engine, which was opened by Christopher Awdry, and expanded in 2014.
Many residents and visitors of Wimborne are elderly, and in 2009 official statistics proved Wimborne to have the highest life expectancy for both men and women in the UK, with 9 out of 10 women expected to reach 75.
The Badbury Rings site dates from around...
Honeybrook Farm & Country Park is a unique and rustic country park set in acres of beautiful...
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The town and its administrative area is served by eleven councillors and one from the nearby ward of Cranfield. The electoral ward of Wimborne Minster is slightly bigger than the parish. The population of this ward at the 2011 census is 7,014. Wimborne is twinned with Valognes, France and Ochsenfurt, Germany. Wimborne Minster is part of the Mid-Dorset and North Poole Parliamentary Constituency.
Ideally located for visiting the beautiful Kingston Lacy country house, Wimborne has its own treasures - the Minster Church, art deco Tivoli theatre, Priests House Museum , Walford Mill Craft Centre and its famous Model Town, to name but a few.
Queen Elizabeth's School has very close links with the Minster and was founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort in 1497. After her death the school became Wimborne Grammar School. Although the Grammar School buildings still remain they have now been converted to flats. The school was established on its current site in 1972 after the merging of Wimborne Grammar School and the County Modern School.
Whether you want a fine dining experience or simply a hot drink and a slice of cake, Wimborne has a plethora of restaurants, coffee houses and amazing local pubs that will meet your taste and budget.
The Town of Wimborne Minster has won a Gold Medal for the third year in succession in the Regional South and South East in Bloom Competition. The Results were announced at the …
This is a Saxon Church, with Norman and Gothic architecture. It is famed for its chained library and the tombs of King Ethelred, the brother of Alfred the Great, as well as the tombs of John Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, and his duchess, the maternal grandparents of King Henry VII of England. This is made of Dorset Limestone and New Forest Stone to keep it strong.
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Sunday 18 September 6:30 - 7:30pmInformal Service NOTE CHANGE
Mayor of Wimborne Minster, Councillor Mrs Sue Cook, is to present Prizes for Wimborne in Bloom Competition on Saturday 17 th September 2016 Councillor Mrs Cook, Town …
19th March – 30th October daily. 10am - 5pm.
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White Mill is a former corn mill which stands in a peaceful setting by the River Stour, in...
There are a number of cafés and pubs in Wimborne, some of the latter serving food. There are many antique, curio and other individual shops in the town, as well as a modern shopping centre. An antiques market is held each Friday, a flea market on Saturday and a combination of both every Sunday.
Come and visit our popular Antiques Centre.
Kingston Lacy is an elegant 17th century Italian inspired country mansion set in attractive...
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The town has three First Schools (St John's First School, Wimborne First School, Pamphill First School) and two Middle Schools (St Michael's Middle School and Allenbourn Middle School). Wimborne First School, formerly Wimborne Primary School, has been educating the children of Wimborne Minster to primary level, since 1911. Wimborne and the area of Merley are served by two Upper Schools in the local region: Corfe Hills School and Queen Elizabeth's School.
Market, covered flea market, farmers market and car boot.
Welcome to Queen Elizabeth Leisure Centre…making fitness fun
Planted with thousands of grasses and flowering perennials, Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens is renowned...
Splashdown is an all action water park with some of the UK's best water flumes. Spin in the...
There are many interesting walks around Wimborne and the local water meadows are particularly interesting, supporting a variety of wildlife. The Stour itself is host to a wide number of visiting birds such as herons, egrets, mute swans, warblers and ducks, to name but a few. It is also well-stocked with a wide variety of freshwater fish and some fairly rare varieties of butterfly may be seen around the river banks during the summer.
Enter into a world of discovery - feed the lambs, view the animals, take a tractor-trailer ride,...
Dumpton School is located nearby. The nearby first schools of Hayeswood and Colehill serve Wimborne.
Experience our new and developing Sensory Garden area – touch, smell see and hear – designed for those with a sensory impairment but for all to enjoy.
A small woodland on the edge of Upton (opposite Upton Country Park). Volunteer events take place...
Explore the town's attractions from the gracious Minster Church and fascinating Priest's House Museum to the delightful Model Town, picturesque Walford Mill Crafts and the ever popular Wimborne Market.
Market, covered flea market and car boot.
Traditional rowing boats for hire on the picturesque, tranquil River Stour.
The town has a well-established and large market. The market is held on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It was previously located in the town centre but moved out several years ago to a site on the edge of town to accommodate its size.