January 2008 - The steep Tout hill where we parked our car for the visit.
January 2008 - The famous Gold Hill. This is an HDR photograph.
January 2008 - Shaftesbury Town Hall.
January 2008 - St Peter’s church and the Mitre Inn on the High Street.
January 2008 - The Post Office with Angel Lane on the left.
January 2008 - The junction of the High Street, Salisbury Street and Angel Lane.
January 2008 - A rather sad looking Grosvenor Hotel. The earliest records of this old coaching inn date back to 1541. Shortly after taking this picture it was auctioned.
January 2008 - Bell Street. See the image below to read the blue plaque on the red brick building.
January 2008 - Blue plaque in Bell Street.
January 2008 - The Ship In at the top of Tout Hill.
January 2008 - The old Holy Trinity church which is now a community centre used by the scouts and other town groups.
January 2008 - Park Walk which has magnificent views to the south.
January 2008 - The view the other way along Park Walk towards the town centre.
January 2008 - The view from Park Walk across to Compton Abbas.
January 2008 - From the same spot but looking further south with St James below.
February 2009 - The High Street. Compare it with the shot below which I took in 1981.
A similar view on 29 July 1981. This was a national holiday to mark the wedding of Charles and Diana.
February 2009 - A visit would not be complete without a look at Gold Hill.
February 2009 - Just for a change to the normal shot this is a view from near the bottom.
June 2010 - Park Walk. On the left is the entrance to Shaftesbury Abbey ruins.
June 2010 - The view south from Park Walk towards Melbury Hill and Compton Abbas airfield.
June 2010 - Gold Hill. This image is enhanced using the HDR technique.
June 2010 - The Grosvenor Hotel. This has been reopened since my last visit. See below for the blue plaque image. Follow this link to see how it looked in 2008.
The Grosvenor Hotel blue plaque.
June 2010 - St Peters Church and the Town Hall.
October 2012 - Ascending the steep and much photographed Gold Hill
October 2012 - From the top the more famous view.