Sunday 9th September

35 Church of the Assumption of
the Blessed Virgin Mary, Holnest
Bookable. Max No Allowed 10
Guided Tour
There are no toilet facilities.
Full directions available on ticket.
Join us for a guided tour of this stunning Grade
I listed church, which has a fascinating but
troubled history. In addition to learning about
the development of the building and its various
architectural features, you’ll hear stories of a
drunken priest, a battered pulpit and a wicked
squire and his infamous mausoleum!
35/001 Sunday 9th 10.30am
35/002 Sunday 9th 2.30pm

36 Guided tour of All Saints’,
West Parley – Historic Riverside Church
Bookable. Max No Allowed 15
Guided Tour
Accompanied children onlyFull access
Children over 12 only.
Full Disabled Access. There is wheelchair
access to the Church and toilet facilities are
accessible to all. A small part of the tour includes
the churchyard (please come well shod) but
alternative provision can be made for those for
whom the terrain is not suitable.
Full directions available on ticket.
Guided tour of village church with Saxon origins
and something from almost every era since.
Highlights include the magnificent medieval roof
timbers, the burial urn reputed to have contained
the heart of the Lady of Lydlinch, 18th Century
box pews, 16th Century chalice, the elephant
in the churchyard and the ‘cursed’ sundial of
gruesome origin! In a tour lasting approximately
1 hour the Rector delights in reimagining the
past and bringing the history of the parish to life.
Tea and cake will be available on Sunday 9th.

Also Featured Today
01 Wareham Town Pound
02 Wareham Walls Walk
03 Minster Church of St Cuthberga
04 The Guildhall, Lyme Regis
08 Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum
13 Blandford Town Museum
14 St Laurence Church, Upwey
16 St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Blandford
19 Church of Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs,
& St Ignatius
20 Weld Memorial Chapel
25 Belmont Open Days
26 Clavell Tower Open Days
28 Church of the Assumption, Holnest
30 Priest’s House Community Open Weekend
33 Tudor House, Weymouth