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International Hardy Fans Tour

July 25, 2018

Category: Featured |

Keri Jones went on a walking tour that guided many international visitors around Shaftesbury and, surprisingly, our world-famous Gold Hill wasn’t on the itinerary!

On a warm Friday afternoon in July, fifty people stepped off a coach that pulled up into the Bell Street car park. The group had travelled together with the Thomas Hardy Society from Dorchester to see some of the places featured in the ‘Shaston’ of Thomas Hardy’s, ‘Jude The Obscure’, first published in 1894.

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