Hardy's Birthplace

sights / Architecture

Hardy's Birthplace information

adult/child £5/2.20
Opening hours
11am-5pm Wed-Sun mid-Mar–Oct
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Lonely Planet review

This picturesque cob-and-thatch house is the birthplace of Thomas Hardy. It's perhaps a little short on attractions, but makes an evocative stop for Hardy completists. It's in Higher Bockhampton, 3 miles northeast of Dorchester.