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Duck racing on the river

But you will not want to be bothered with Oborne while to your left opens the truly spectacular view of Sherborne Castle with its lake, its woods and its park.

Thus Richard Ollard dismisses the little village of Oborne in “Dorset” (Pimlico 1995 – Pimlico County History Guides series).

Over the next little while (maybe a long while!), I shall be adding bits and pieces about Oborne’s history. If you’ve got anything to add or correct, please do get in touch via the Contact page.

Most of it is shown in PDF format for you to download and view.  If you do not have a PDF reader on your computer you can download a free reader shown below … Mike Fraser