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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Longburton

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Longburton or Long Burton is a village in Dorset, England, three miles (5 km) south of Sherborne. It is sited on a narrow outcrop of Cornbrash limestone, at the western end of Blackmore Vale. When you visit Longburton, Walkfo brings Longburton places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Longburton Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Longburton

Visit Longburton – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 13 audio plaques & Longburton places for you to explore in the Longburton area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Longburton places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Longburton history

Long Burton is a tithing of the larger medieval parish of Long Burton. Medieval records show that Longburton belonged to the See of Sarum. The name derives from burg, a fortified manor, and tun, a homestead or village. The present form of the name as a single word seems to have arisen in late nineteenth century.

Longburton geography / climate

Longburton village is a ribbon development along the A352 road, which was the turnpike between Dorchester and Sherborne. The surrounding landscape is typical Dorset pasture with small fields divided by hedgerows and small patches of woodland. The underlying geology of the vicinity is Oxford Clay, which results in moist and fertile soil that yields rich dairy pastures.

Why visit Longburton with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Longburton PlacesYou can visit Longburton places with Walkfo Longburton to hear history at Longburton’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Longburton has 13 places to visit in our interactive Longburton map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Longburton, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Longburton places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Longburton & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 13 audio facts unique to Longburton places in an interactive Longburton map you can explore.”

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13 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


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Walkfo Longburton tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Longburton


Best Longburton places to visit

Longburton has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Longburton’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Longburton’s information audio spots:

Longburton photo Sherborne RFC
Sherborne Rugby Football Club was established in 1980 . It has a membership of 100 senior players and a further 300 boys and girls in the junior section . The club runs two men’s teams with the 1st XV currently playing in South West 1 East . The 2nd XV play in Dorset & Wilts 1 South (level 8)
Longburton photo Sherborne Castle
Sherborne Castle is a 16th-century Tudor mansion southeast of Sherborne in Dorset . It stands in a 1,200-acre park which formed a small part of the 15,000-acre (61 km) Digby estate .
Longburton photo St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Caundle Marsh
St Peter and St Paul’s Church is a Church of England parish church in Caundle Marsh, Dorset. It was designed by Robert Howard Shout and built in 1856–57. It is a Grade II listed building.
Longburton photo Haydon, Dorset
Haydon is a village and civil parish 16 miles (26 km) north of Dorchester, in the Dorset district of Dorset. In 2001 the parish had a population of 44. The parish touches Castleton, Caundle Marsh, Folke, Goathill and North Wootton.

Visit Longburton plaques

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Longburton has 4 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Longburton plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Longburton using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Longburton plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.