Welcome to Sixpenny Handley
Sixpenny Handley is a village located in north east Dorset and lies within the heart of the picturesque Cranborne Chase and close to the Wiltshire border. It is situated approximately 11 miles north east of Blandford Forum, approximately 11 miles east of Shaftesbury and approximately 14 miles south west of the medieval, cathedral city of Salisbury in Wiltshire.
The 2011 census shows Sixpenny Handley’s population to be 1233. The village provides a school (Sixpenny Handley First School), a doctors surgery (the Sixpenny Handley & Chalke Valley Practice) and the Cranborne Chase is also home to a beautiful golf course (Rushmore Golf Club). The 18 hole golf course, being located right on the Dorset and Wiltshire border, has 9 holes situated on the Dorset side of the border and 9 holes situated on the Wiltshire side of the border.
The Cranborne Chase is an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) and offers some stunning scenery and walks throughout the area which covers some 380 square miles.
Sixpenny Handley is also home to a pub / sports pavilion (The Penny Tap), a small brewery (Sixpenny Brewery), a local shop, a village hall and a caravan / camping park (Church Farm Caravan & Camp Park).
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