Location

Springhead is located in the heart of Dorset in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The centre is just outside the village of Fontmell Magna, approximately four miles from the ancient hilltop town of Shaftesbury. Other destinations within easy travelling distance include the Ancient Technology Centre at Cranborne, Stonehenge, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, Stourhead, Kingston Lacy, Monkey World, Bournemouth Oceanarium and the magnificent Dorset Jurassic coastline.

Also accessible are the Dorset Cycleway, Hardy’s Trail, the Wessex Way and a network of local footpaths taking you over ancient downland.

Address and how to find us

Springhead
Fontmell Magna
Shaftesbury
Dorset SP7 0NU

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By Road from Shaftesbury:
Take the A350 south for about 4 miles to Fontmell Magna. Turn left at the cross roads in Fontmell Magna (opposite the public house The Fontmell) into Mill Street. Although Springhead is located on right-hand side about 400 metres from the junction, non pedestrian visitors must proceed to the next turning on the right-hand side to follow the lane leading to Springhead’s car park.

By road from Blandford Forum:
Take the A350 north for about 9 miles to Fontmell Magna. Turn right at the cross roads in Fontmell Magna (opposite the public house the Fontmell) into Mill Street. Although Springhead is located on right-hand side about 400 metres from the junction, non pedestrian visitors must proceed to the next turning on the right-hand side to follow the lane leading to Springhead’s car park.

By Train:
The nearest station is Gillingham, on the Waterloo to Exeter line. A taxi stand can be found just outside Gillingham Station. The journey to Springhead takes approximately 20 minutes

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Springhead is a charity
Registration number: 1112083
Company register number: 5370640

The Springhead Trust is a small charity, so any support you give will make a big difference. With your help, we can continue preserving our historic buildings and gardens for the benefit of all, and give more children and groups the opportunity to enjoy the countryside and arts, and learn about sustainable living.

Springhead
Fontmell Magna
Shaftesbury
Dorset SP7 0NU

Phone: 01747 811853
Email: info@springheadtrust.org.uk

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