The Old Manor in Kingston Maurward

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The Old Manor is a beautiful Elizabethan "E plan" Manor house, built in the 1590's, and has been sympathetically restored to provide luxurious accommodation in comfort and style. It is located within the listed parkland of the former Kingston Estate, now operated by Kingston Maurward College, Dorset's College of the Countryside. From its many stone mullioned windows there are fine views over the surrounding parkland and lake. The Manor features in Thomas Hardy's novel "Desperate Remedies" and has been used as a film location.

This Historic Family home in the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex offers guests an ideal base from which to explore the Jurassic Coast of Dorset.

The Old Manor in Kingston Maurward

The Old Manor in Kingston Maurward features on the following Unique British Tour(s):

Thomas Hardy Tour
Come with us then in search of Thomas Hardy, the author of such timeless masterpieces of the English language: Tess of the D'Urbervilles; Far From The Madding Crowd and Under The Greenwood Tree to name but a few of his many classics.

God's Own Country Tour
A truly sumptuous feast of stunning and spectacular scenery of lakes, dales, fells, moors, waterfalls, ruined abbeys, picturesque villages and Great Houses in The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales & Moors and The Derbyshire Peak District. This tour includes: Windermere; Coniston; Ullswater; Grasmere; Wensleydale; Whitby; Robin Hood's Bay; Scarborough; YORK; Steam Railways; Ruined Castles and Abbeys; Castle Howard; Bakewell; Buxton & Chatsworth.

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