Birch Lane

Postcode: DT2 7LN

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Road Name:Birch Lane
Road Type:unclassified

Birch Lane is a street governed by Puddletown Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Puddletown Ward in the administration area of West Dorset District Council within Dorset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Lane is located 110.32 miles South West from the centre of London, 4.72 miles North East from the centre of Dorchester, 17.52 miles South East from the centre of Yeovil and 21.59 miles West from the centre of Bournemouth.

Birch Lane is approximately 8.51 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 88 metres above sea level


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The Central point of Birch Lane is approximately 88 Metres above sea level
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Nearby Telephone Area Codes

Area Code: 01305 - Dorchester
Area Code: 01300 - Cerne Abbas

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Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Rainbow Lodge - yellowham-wood
Located 1.4 km from Athelhampton House, Rainbow Lodge offers pet-friendly accommodation in Yellowham Wood. It provides free private parking. A dishwasher, an oven and a toaster can be found in the kitchen and there is a private bathroom.
Address:, DT2, Warmwell
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£119.66
Meadow Views - yellowham-wood
Meadow Views is a holiday home located in Yellowham Wood, 3.4 km from Athelhampton House. It provides free private parking. There is a dining area and a kitchen equipped with dishwasher. A TV is provided.
Address:, DT2, Lower Waterston
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£126
Somerville Bed and Breakfast - puddletown
Star Rating:5 Stars
Somerville Bed and Breakfast is located in Puddletown, 32 km from Bournemouth and 18 km from Weymouth. Free private parking is available on site. You will find a kettle in the room. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer.
Address:Somerville, Athelhampton, DT2 7LG, Puddletown
Number of Rooms:3
Lowest Price Room:£75
Higher Waterston Farm - dorchester-aireborough
Higher Waterston Farm is situated in Dorchester, 36 km from Bournemouth and 17 km from Weymouth. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is available on site. Poole is 29 km from Higher Waterston Farm, while Swanage is 35 km away.
Address:Higher Waterston Farm, Slyers Lane, DT2 7SW, Dorchester
Number of Rooms:2
Lowest Price Room:£75
Yellowham Farmhouse - yellowham-wood
Star Rating:4 Stars
Nestled in the very heart of Hardy country beside Yellowham Wood, amid 120 acres of farmland and 130 acres of woodland, Yellowham Farmhouse offers peace, tranquility and cooked breakfasts using locally-sourced ingredients.
Address:Yellowham Wood, DT2 8RW, Dorchester, Dorset
Number of Rooms:5
Lowest Price Room:£70
Highest Price Room:£89

Local Council Details

Within the area of West Dorset District
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South Walks House
South Walks Road
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Telephone Number: 01305 251 010
County Council: Dorset County
Within the electoral area of Puddletown Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of West Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Letwin, Oliver
Within the area of Puddletown Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birch Lane

Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020540
Ons Area Name:West Dorset 004E
Average Age : 45.33
Population: 2437.00
Male Population: 1192.00 (48.91%)
Female Population: 1245.00 (51.09%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 4 (0.16%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Dorchester and Sherborne section is comprised of Dorchester, Sherborne and their surrounding towns and villages. The section covers a vast 280 square miles (due to its predominantly rural geography) which constitutes a population of around 60,000 people.

The section covers a large area of Dorset's beautiful countryside and two very attractive towns in Dorchester and Sherborne. Dorchester is in fact the county town and both are steeped in history and culture inevitably making the area a tourism hotspot.

Dorchester and Sherborne section has an excellent policing team. The section is always driven to make the area even safer and we work hard to ensure that we deliver local policing as well as an effective response service. Every area in the section has a dedicated Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT), made up of police officers, PCSOs and special constables who are committed to improving their areas.

Inspector Steve Marsh

Dorchester & Sherborne Neighbourhood Inspector

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Telephone: 101
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Location Details

Birch Lane

OS Reference: 375029, 095453
OS Grid Reference: SY750955
Latitude and Longitude: 50.757565008619, -2.354059022268
Approximate distance to the Coast: 8.51 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Lane

Map Number: 194
Map Name: Dorchester & Weymouth
West Dorset
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Moreton (Dorset) Rail Station is 7.01 Kilometers away (4.36 miles)
Dorchester South Rail Station is 7.93 Kilometers away (4.93 miles)
Dorchester West Rail Station is 8.08 Kilometers away (5.02 miles)
Wool Rail Station is 12.72 Kilometers away (7.9 miles)

Nearest Airports

Bournemouth International Airport is 36.97 Kilometers away
Southampton Airport is 73.25 Kilometers away
Bristol International Airport is 74.21 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 74.94 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 17.91 Kilometers away
Poole Ferry Terminal is 26.14 Kilometers away
Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 26.61 Kilometers away
Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 29.21 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Lane is approximately 0.07 miles from the A35

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M27 J1/A31(T)/A31/B3079 - 56.87 Km Away
Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 57.60 Km Away
Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 58.96 Km Away

Health Clinics

Puddletown Surgery
Puddletown Surgery, Athelhampton Road, Puddletown, Dorset, DT28FY
Distance: 1.62 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 848333
Fordington Surgery
The Surgery, 91 High Street, Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset, DT11LD
Distance: 7.14 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 250515
Hmp Dorchester
Hmp Dorchester, North Square, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1JD
Distance: 7.37 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 714500
Atrium Health Centre
Atrium Health Centre, 7 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT11QR
Distance: 7.87 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 251545
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Puddletown Library

High Street, Puddletown, DT28RX
Distance: 0.87 Miles
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Crossways Library

Old Farm Way, Dorchester, DT28TU
Distance: 4.55 Miles
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Dorchester Library

Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT11XJ
Distance: 4.70 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic House

Attraction Name: Athelhampton House
Distance: 1.86 (km)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Athelhampton House
Distance: 2.38 (km)

Historic House

Attraction Name: Hardy's Cottage
Distance: 3.42 (km)


Attraction Name: Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum
Distance: 4.01 (km)

Nearest Schools

Puddletown Church of England First School

Distance: 1.42 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: High Street, Puddletown, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8RY
Telephone: (01305) 848206

St Mary's Church of England Middle School, Puddletown

Distance: 1.49 Kilometers
Type: Middle Deemed Secondary
Address: Puddletown, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8SA
Telephone: (01305) 848293

Cheselbourne Village School

Distance: 4.80 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Cheselbourne, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7NT
Telephone: (01258) 837306

Milborne St Andrew First School

Distance: 5.56 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Hopsfield, Milborne St Andrew, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0JE
Telephone: (01258) 837362
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