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 Verwood, Dorset, UK
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This is the place for your information about Verwood and the surrounding area.  It is an independent, not-for-profit, non-commercial site with no paid advertising.
It is also hosts the official Websites of the following:-
 "Verwood & 3X Twinning Assoc." 
"Verwood Heathland Heritage Centre" 
"Comprehensive history site".

For Current News don't forget that you can tune into Steve Saville and his team at "Forest FM" - 92.3 (& on DAB soon) who have regular national and local news updates or click the AE and listen live now.  Your deliverd copy of Roundabout Mags magazine also gives you more information or you may also like to view the new Verwood Today website for the latest current news.

Local Societies and event organisers who have any updates, or event dates, that they would like  included for FREE in the "WHAT'S ON" page (local and none commercial),  or Information/articles may be emailed to the.
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Verwood Details

 Post town


District Postcode

 BH31 ---



 Dialing code

 +44 (0)1202 -

 Shire county


 OS grid reference



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 United  Kingdom


 South  Western

UK Parliament  North Dorset    

Why not listen live to Verwood's Community Radio Station  "ForestFM" while you browse this site.  Select the AE. 

********** Select here for Public Holidays in England and Wales **********



Please see the what's on page but note that details may still be subject to change or cancellation. It is recommended that masks are still worn in enclosed spaces.
Please send any further updates to the "" for inclusion.


Changes to car parking prices and permits in Verwood.
All FREE car parking in Verwood ends at the end of March 2022.
(Select Here for Full Details),


Doctor & Medical:-
Station Road Surgery - The Cranborne Practice & Lake Road Surgery:-
Use the 111 coronavirus service to see if you need medical help
Get information about coronavirus on NHS.UK
Verwood HUB and Leisure Centre:-
Check the website for the latest information
The HUB (Verwood)
Brockway. Verwood. BH31 7QE

Current Verwood eating places - check websites or facebook for details of their Current openings.
(Some restrictions may still apply)
Al Trullo Restaurant. Monmouth Ash  
The Albion Inn     Morrisons Cafe  
Champagne Chinese Takeaway Renoufs Wine and Cheese Bar 
Costa Coffee. - Verwood. Sixpenny Brewery    
The Hollow. - Soon to be cafe
Spice of India 
Harleys Fish and Chips - click and collect service The Swans     
Kebab and Pizza Ho Verwood Heathland Heritage Centre :-
Museum & Coffee shop.
 - Currently open from Mon. to Sat. 09.30 to 12:00.

 Please send any "What's On"updates to the "" for inclusion.

Verwood SNAP Club
Is looking to recruit 2 volunteers ready for September to replace 2 who retiring in July.
Please note that DBS checks would be required.
Please contact:- Neil Williams -

Verwood SNAP Club is a social club affiliated to Mencap for adults with learning difficulties and offers a range of activities such as discos, quizzes, games and crafts. 
- Meetings held at Verwood Sports and Social Club.
- Wednesday evenings between 19.00 and 21.00 in school term times.


Do NOT use the Potters Wheel car recycling centre for
Glass, Cans or Cardboard.
Use your Kerbside Recycling Bins.

Please do not contaminate the "Potters Wheel" car park recycling bins.
This can make the whole bin non-recyclable
A full local recycling directory can be found on the site.

Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations 2022.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday the 2nd to 5th of June 2022.

Verwood Town Council will be celebrating the event with a Vintage Fair and demonstrations on Verwood Memorial Recreation Ground and Ferrett Green, - A Teddy Bear's Picnic. - Street Parties if residents want to hold them. (The Town Council will offer help with the parties) - An evening of local Bands at the Verwood Hub. - A Church Service on the Verwood Memorial Recreation Ground and a Verwood Concert Brass Concert.
The Town Council is looking to work with the Carnival Committee and other clubs and societies to make this a fabulous weekend of celebration. - see What's On for more details.

For more information then visit:-    or .

The Council Website also has more information and links.



Events & Updates - Verwood Dorset UK.
also check the Verwood Noticeboard. your family benefit from 30 hours of free childcare?  Dorset Council Information

  Age Concern Verwood - Meetings.

   The Current meeting venue is Day Centre - the BANDHALL, Moorlands Road, Verwood. Mondays and/or Wednesdays 10am-3pm

 Teas, coffees, lunches and chat etc..... Transport within Verwood is possible with our minibus.

The Church of the Ascension, Woodlands
In January 2014 a new article (with pictures) written by the Rector has been added to the Verwood History Site.
The architect was G. F. Bodley R.A. who not only designed great cathedrals in Tasmania and Washington, but also the "Church of Ascension" in Woodlands.

Verwood Indoor Market
Open from 09:30 till 1300 
every Friday morning in the
Memorial Hall, Verwood.

A Friendly Indoor Market comprised only of non-commercial market stalls selling fresh vegetables, fresh meat, homemade cakes, Jams & honey, Jewellery, wood items, knitted baby wear and soft toys and cards. Tea, Coffee & light refreshments.
 . Free Parking and admission. - For enquires/table hire please call Kathy on 01202 823324 or 07900508023





Public Holidays in England & Wales


2022 2023 2024
 New Year's Day Jan. 1 (Sat) Jan 1st (Sun) Jan 1st (Mon)

New Year Observed Holiday.

Jan.3rd (Mon) Jan 2nd (Mon) Jan 2nd (Tue)

 Good Friday

April 15 (Fri) April 7th (Fri) March 29th (Fri)

 Easter Monday

April 18 (Mon) April 10th (Mon) April 1st (Mon)

 Early May Bank Holiday (Mayday).

May 2nd (Mon) May 1st (Mon) May 6th (Mon)

 Spring Bank Holiday

- May 29th (Mon) May 27th (Mon)

     Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.
(Jubilee Weekend 2 to 5 Jun.).

 June 2nd (Thu)
June 3rd (Fri)
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 Summer Bank Holiday

Aug 29th (Mon) Aug 28th (Mon) Aug 26th (Mon)

 Christmas Day Holiday

Dec. 25 (Sun)

Dec. 25 (Mon)

Dec. 25 (Wed)

 Boxing Day Holiday

Dec. 26 (Mon)

Dec. 26 (Tue)

Dec. 26 (Thu)



Snippet ...
Some think that Three Legged Cross may have been named after the gallows, which were often nicknamed the three legged mare.

Verwood has a namesake ...
 ... in Saskatchewan, Canada. It appears now to be mainly a Ghost Town with few families remaining. It has many old buildings included houses, church, grain elevator and an old wooden pavement.



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