Destination guide

The cosy area of Blandford Forum awaits your stay

The countryside and gardens create a pretty picture of Blandford Forum. Revered for its bars, coffee shops and golfing, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Poole Harbour are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Blandford Forum

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Blandford Forum a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Ashley Wood Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Wimborne Model Town (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Splashdown Waterpark (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Poole Twin Sails Bridge (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Bournemouth Adventure Wonderland (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Blandford Forum

Travellers love Blandford Forum for its pristine countryside and beautiful gardens. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Blandford Forum is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brownsea Island (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Bournemouth Beach (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Priest's House Museum and Garden (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Sculpture by the Lakes (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Edmondsham House and Gardens (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Blandford Forum

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 16.5 mi (26.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Southampton (SOU), which is 36.5 mi (58.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Blandford Forum?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 224 holiday lettings near Blandford Forum. From 105 Cottages to 105 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Blandford Forum is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Blandford Forum?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Blandford Forum. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bournemouth Beach: 1,819 holiday lettings
  • Durdle Door: 1,563 holiday lettings
  • Alum Chine Beach: 1,829 holiday lettings
  • Weymouth Beach: 1,320 holiday lettings
  • Warmwell Holiday Park Ski Slope: 1,721 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Blandford Forum listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Blandford Forum?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 105 Cottages in Blandford Forum. Our other popular types of Blandford Forum holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 105 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Blandford Forum?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Blandford Forum. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.