Welcome to Rohan Wimborne Dorset from: Beverley, Steve, Louise and Carly.
Shop Address: 8 The Square, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1JA
Shop Telephone Number: 01202 885818
Shop Opening Hours:
We are only fifteen minutes drive from Bournemouth & Poole, close to fantastic walks in the New Forest National Park, the Purbecks and the Jurassic Dorset coastline.
Directions to the shop: From the M3 merge on to the M27 and follow the signs to Bournemouth. Continue until the M27 becomes the A31 and follow the signs to Ringwood, then pick up the signs to Wimborne Minster.
Local Knowledge – Wimborne is full of pubs and cafes offering gourmet meals to traditional pub lunches and snacks. The Oddfellows Arms has a friendly ghost, eccentric atmosphere and magical surroundings.The Kings Head, located in The Square has a fine selection of real ales. A highly recommended popular local pub is the ‘Olive Branch’ it’s only a stones throw away from us, with ample parking a relaxing patio & garden with lovely food or just relax there with a coffee.
Walkers are spoiled for choice, follow the Stour or Avon Valley Ways along gently meandering rivers, ramble along country footpaths, stride across the open chalk downlands of Cranborne Chase or discover Dorset’s heathland nature reserves and majestic woodlands along the fringes of the New forest.
We are only a couple of miles from the stunning ‘Kingston Lacy Estate‘ a National Trust maintained stately home which was only in recent years passed from the Bankes family into the safe keeping of the trust. A beautiful house and stunning 43 acre grounds with its original artefact’s and works by Tintoretto, Rubens and astounding Guido Reni fresco, visited by many dignitaries such as Queen Mary and Kaiser Wilhelm, a must for a lovely and interesting day out.
The magnificent Wimborne Minster Church has been a place of pilgrimage for 1300 years and houses an unusual three faced sundial and a clock dating back to around 1400. In 1612 the Quarter Jack, one of Wimborne’s most popular figures was positioned on the tower. The church also houses the second largest chained library which was one of the first public libraries in the country.
The town is home to the Tivoli Theatre, a 1930’s art deco cinema and theatre. Its interior contains rare Deco murals and excellent acoustics.