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Compton Abbas in the region of England is a town in United Kingdom - some 97 mi (or 156 km) South-West of London, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Compton Abbas is now 03:44 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / London" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zeals, Winterborne Stickland, Southampton, Reading, Portsmouth or Ansty. Since you are here already, make sure to check out West Orchard, Shillingstone, Shaftesbury, Semley, Melbury Abbas and Donhead Saint Andrew. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

The North Face Makalu Insulated Jacket

03:17 min ( June 28, 2012 by webtogs)
Views: 6,571 - Rating: 5/5

Www.webtogs.co.uk The North Face Men's Makalu Insulated Jacket is a Primaloft One filled synthetic jacket that will keep you warm when the temperature goes Limbo Dancing. Whilst the televisual marvel ...

Compton Abbas to Bridport & Weymouth

07:02 min ( May 30, 2012 by Colin Martin)
Views: 65 - Rating: 5/5

A round trip in the C42 from Compton Abbas to Bridport and Weymouth in Dorset


Landing at Compton Abbas (EGHA) in G-ROL...

01:51 min ( June 20, 2012 by Liam Sandie)
Views: 56 - Rating: 5/5

Ed landing at Compton Abbas airfield (EGHA) which is just south of Shaftesbury in Dorset after a flight from Netherthorpe (EGNF). Approach was via an overhead join and then a landing on runway 26 whic...

Interview with photographer Bella West F...

23:29 min ( March 31, 2011 by photoexposed)
Views: 2,273 - Rating: 5/5

Mike Browne interviews fellow photographer Bella West about her journey to become UK's top portrait, fashion and wedding photographers. Asking what it takes to get to the top from the perspective of b...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Compton Abbas during the next days.

04
Jun
2019

Run To Pegasus

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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05
Jun
2019

Bryanston Education Summit 2019

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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07
Jun
2019

Meet Wendy Jump

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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21
Jun
2019

Dorset Midsummer Music Festival 2019

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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22
Jun
2019

The Chicago Blues Brothers: Motown Mission

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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28
Jun
2019

"Streamline Energy And Carbon Reporting"

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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29
Jun
2019

Farnham

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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06
Jul
2019

Sustainable Fashion Show By The Stitch And Bling Collective

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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12
Jul
2019

Meet The Artist Hundred-Aker-Wood-Pottery

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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19
Jul
2019

Dan Clarke Returns To Blandford

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Shaftesbury Abbey

Shaftesbury Abbey was an abbey that housed nuns in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Founded in 888, the abbey was the wealthiest Benedictine nunnery in England, a major pilgrimage site, and the town's central focus. The abbey was destroyed in 1539 during the English Reformation by the order of Thomas Cromwell, minister to King Henry VIII.

More reading: Shaftesbury Abbey homepage
Located at 50.97, -2.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1539 disestablishments in England, 888 establishments in England, Benedictine monasteries in England, Christian monasteries established in the 9th century, Grade I listed buildings in Dorset, History museums in Dorset, Monasteries in Dorset, Museums in Dorset, Religious museums in England

Stour Row

Stour Row is a village in north Dorset, England, situated beside Duncliffe hill three miles south west of Shaftesbury.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.97, -2.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Villages in Dorset

Donhead St Mary

Donhead St Mary is a village and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire. The parish includes the smaller settlement of Coombe.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.97, -2.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Villages in Wiltshire

Hod Hill

Hod Hill (or Hodd Hill) is a large hill fort in the Blackmore Vale, 3 miles north-west of Blandford Forum, Dorset, England. The fort sits on a 143 m chalk hill of the same name that lies between the adjacent Dorset Downs and Cranborne Chase. The hill fort at Hambledon Hill is just to the north. The fort is roughly rectangular (600 by 400 m), with an enclosed area of 22 ha .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.97, -2.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Dorset, Hill forts in Dorset, Hills of Dorset, History of Dorset, Roman legions' camps in England

Shillingstone

Shillingstone is a village in the Blackmore Vale area of north Dorset, England, situated on the River Stour between Sturminster Newton and Blandford Forum. In the 2001 census the population was 1,007.

More reading: Shillingstone homepage
Located at 50.97, -2.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Villages in Dorset

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