2018 Birthday Weekend

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On June 2, 2018 at 10:00


Sherborne and Dorchester  See the map

The 2018 Birthday Weekend will begin on Saturday 2nd June (168 years after Hardy was born).

Our events begin with a 3-4 mile walk on Egdon Heath, in the footsteps of Eustacia Vye, visiting Rainbarrow, Mistover Knapp, and Blooms-End.

Meet at Thorncombe Wood Car Park (NGR SY724922).

This walk will be led by Tony Fincham.  Lunch will be available after the walk, at the National Trust's Hardy's Birthplace Visitors' Centre.