Square dance in Poundbury

Living in Poundbury

More than a quarter of a century into the build, there are now more than 3,800 people living and 2,300 people working, in Poundbury. There are various community groups such as drama clubs, a choir, hobby clubs, WI, a popular weekly toddler playgroup, gardening and walking groups.

There are two different allotments with their own societies and a thriving business community, who often arrange events for local residents such as Christmas markets, Easter egg hunts and community picnics.

Every August the Dorset Food & Arts Festival is held in Queen Mother Square, which attracts thousands of people to this popular event promoting local artisan food and drink. The early involvement of the local businesses and residents has helped to create a place with a strong community spirit, evolving to meet people’s needs, desires and aspirations, and engendering civic pride.

A popular Christian community church relocated to Poundbury in 2018 to provide space for community groups as well as worship. Another community space open for reflection is The Quiet Space, set up by the local Christian churches and available to the community.

 
    Enjoying refreshments at Bonjour Cafe
    The Dorset Wine Comany at Queen Mother Square, Poundbury
    The Duchess of Cornwall Inn, The Dorset Wine Company, Queen Mother Square, Poundbury
    Poundbury Christmas Market team 2
    Dorset Food & Arts Festival in Queen Mother Square
    Easter egg hunt in the Buttermarket
    Easter egg hunt in the Buttermarket
    Community event in Poundbury
    Poundbury allotments
 
 

POUNDBURY'S LATEST NEWS

MONART SPA RE-OPENS FRIDAY 21 AUGUST

MONART SPA RE-OPENS FRIDAY 21 AUGUST

The Monart Spa at Poundbury is ready to welcome you back

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NATIONAL MEADOWS DAY

NATIONAL MEADOWS DAY

Today is National Meadows Day - an appropriate time for an update on the wildflower meadows on the Great Field

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DUCHESS OF CORNWALL INN RE-OPENING 9 JULY

DUCHESS OF CORNWALL INN RE-OPENING 9 JULY

Hall and Woodhouse look forward to welcoming you back

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