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Alderholt, Dorset

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Alderholt, Dorset

Alderholt is a large village and civil parish in the East Dorset district of Dorset, England; situated 3 miles west of Fordingbridge. The parish includes the hamlets of Crendell and Cripplestyle. The local travel links are located 11 miles from the village to Salisbury railway station and 9 miles to Bournemouth International Airport. The main road running through the village is the B3078 connecting Alderholt to Fordingbridge and Shaftesbury.
DistrictEast Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSU1212
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01425

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

Alderholt, eccl. dist. (St James) and tithing, N. Dorset, 2689 ac., pop. 620; P.O.

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