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Recent updates 

  • Superfast broadband at last! here - posted 5 July

  • Drink drive checks here - posted 5 July

  • Milton Abbas theft here - posted 10 June

  • Road closure here - posted 8 June

  • Drug warning here - posted 25 May

  • Update to 20 mph speed limit - here - posted 24 Nov

  • General information on road closures here


Neighbourhood Security

  • Homewatch - SNT latest Rural Newsletter - here     

  • Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner web site - here

Other information

  • 20 mph speed limit - here

  • Dorset Community Foundation - please pass this information to anyone without a computer who might need it - click here

  • Information for the disabled, older people and carers - here

  • Age Concern still need volunteers - here - posted 21 Oct 2015

  • Links to travel information - here and here

  • Location of finger posts - here - posted 21 Dec 2014

  • VILLAGE PLAN DOCUMENT - here - posted 1 Oct 2012


Winterborne Houghton parish lies 15 miles north of Lulworth Cove on the Purbeck Heritage Coast, Dorset, England in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Surrounding woodland and downland is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest


Lat: 50 50' 20'' N,

Long: 2 15' 20'' W

British National Grid ST 820045

Houghton weather here

Road information here

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A quiet corner in Winterborne Houghton



A peaceful afternoon

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Most recent site update 15/06/2016