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Marshwood, Dorset

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Marshwood, Dorset

Marshwood is a village in west Dorset, England, situated on the northern edge of the Marshwood Vale six miles north of Lyme Regis. The village has a population of 283, 8.6% of dwellings are second homes. The Bottle Inn on the outskirts of Marshwood is home to the world stinging nettle eating championships.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY3899
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Marshwood, par. and vil., Dorset, on river Char, 5 miles SW. of Beaminster, 3396 ac., pop. 335; in vicinity of vil. is Marshwood Manor, seat.

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