Find the iconic Dorset Knob!


Hardys Cottage Mark SimonsIt’s time to take a walk and discover the lush former water meadows so beloved of famous novelist Thomas Hardy where 19th century farmers were known for working the fields all the year round.

This food route takes you through the County town of Dorchester which is a well-known food hub for lovers of Dorset produce. 

Here you can sample the Dorset Knob – a unique savoury biscuit made by a well-known Dorset family since the 1880s. These are so popular, there is even a festival named after them called the Dorset Knob Throwing Festival.


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Photo credit: Mark Simons

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