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13 August 2008 - Hardy’s Cottage

A visit to the National Trust property on a very damp day!

Hardy's Cottage Higher Bockhampton Dorset

A view across the damp cottage garden.

Hardy's Cottage Higher Bockhampton Dorset

This bedroom was the birthplace of Thomas Hardy on 2 June 1840.

Hardy's Cottage Higher Bockhampton Dorset

He lived in the cottage until he was 34.

Hardy's Cottage Higher Bockhampton Dorset

Another view of the Cottage and Garden. Follow this link to our next stop at Max Gate in Dorchester where Hardy also lived.