A Walk Around Thomas Hardy's Dorchester and Fordington

An entertaining and informative walk guided by Dr Tony Fincham, Chairman of the Thomas Hardy Society (author of Hardy’s Landscape Revisited & Exploring Thomas Hardy’s Wessex).


Meet at the Town Pump at Cornhill (Top end of South Street) for an exploration of the Eastern half of Hardy’s Dorchester and the adjoining Parish of Fordington 


The walk will visit all the main sites associated with Hardy’s Life, his Novels and his Poetry. A gentle stroll, peppered with plentiful anecdotes plus citations from Hardy’s fiction and verse. Duration: approximately two hours.

Listing Details

Sunday 20th October, 9.30 am


meet at Town Pump (top of South Street)

Ticket Prices

Adults: £10.00


Tickets will be on sale from 26th August.

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