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Woodlands, Dorset

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Woodlands, Dorset

Woodlands is a village and civil parish in south east Dorset, England, five miles north of Wimborne Minster. In 2001, the village had a population of 544. The parish is home to Knowlton Church and Earthworks.
DistrictEast Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSU0509
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01202

Woodlands, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Woodlands, par., Dorset, in NE. of co., 4½ miles NW. of Ringwood, 2561 ac., pop. 453; in a ditch here the Duke of Monmouth was captured after the battle of Sedgemoor.

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