Dorset, England

Corfe castle (courtesy of Jim Champion)

Visitor Information

Dorset is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast. The county town is Dorchester, which is situated in the south.

Dorset borders Devon to the west, Somerset to the northwest, Wiltshire to the northeast, and Hampshire to the east. It is renowned for its stunning Jurassic coastline and beautiful scenery.


Haunted Hotspot

Athelhampton House

Six apparitions haunt the house.

These include a phantom ape that in life was the pet of the Martyn family; a Grey Lady; the Black Priest; the Phantom Cooper; and the spectral duellists.

Audible phenomenon has also been reported.