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Dorset Council strives to meet the needs of all users. Due to the graphics-intensive nature of the mapping pages, this geographic information cannot be presented in an accessible format. Where possible the data will be provided in an alternative format. If you are unable to access the information you are looking for, please contact customer services on 01305 221000.


This information is not definitive and has no legal status. The maps and data available from DorsetExplorer are subject to copyright and may not be reproduced without the prior consent of Dorset Council.

Aerial photography usage

To request use of aerial photography you need to contact OS, Getmapping and Bluesky directly.

The data is for guidance only and should not be taken as definitive. Reproduced from Ordnance Survey mapping with the permission of the controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office Crown Copyright.

Unauthorised reproduction infringes Crown Copyright and may lead to prosecution or civil proceedings.

Dorset Council Licence Number AC0000830671. 2023.

Vertical Photography by GetMapping PLC & BlueSky International Ltd. (2017), GetMapping.com (2005, 2009, 2014) and UK Perspectives (2002).