The town of Ferndown can be found in the East Dorset district of Dorset, England. Ferndown features excellent transportation links, illustrated by its position adjacent to the A31 trunk road between Winborne and Ringwood.
There are also connections to the M27 and M3 roads, linking you to Southampton, Basingstoke and London, meaning Ferndown is the ideal location for a relaxing holiday that is still close to the hubbub of the larger towns and cities. Amongst the many things you can enjoy in Ferndown is a spectacular golf club, where you can enjoy many a game in the warm temperatures the area tends to receive.
There are also a number of outdoor pursuits that can be enjoyed both in and around the area, such as walks, hikes, cycling and horse riding, amongst others. The town features plenty of accommodation choices and eateries, as well as a number of public houses and places to shop.
Wimborne Minster Model Town, King Street, Wimborne Minster BH21 1DY (01202) 881924
Located just a few miles from Ferndown is Wimborne Minster Model Town; a miniature town constructed in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
The model is of the market town of Wimborne Minster itself, and comprises 100 shop window displays dressed as they were in the 1950s.
The Priest’s House Museum & Garden, High Street, Wimborne Minster BH21 1HR (01202) 882533
Set in an historic town house, the Priest’s House tells the story of East Dorset.
Visitors can venture through rooms laid out as if they were in a 17th Century hall or Victorian kitchen.
The museum houses a large collection of archive material, toys and interactive trails.