View over Stourton Caundle Village

Stourton Caundle is a beautiful Dorset village in the Blackmore Vale, midway between Sherborne and Sturminster Newton.

It is at the heart of Hardy country, surrounded by rolling hills and wonderful views. There is a network of local footpaths for those wishing to explore a little further.

About 400 people live here, with a healthy mix of young and old, established village families and new recruits.
There are a variety of amenities.
We have a Play area, St Peter’s Church, The Village Hall and The Trooper Inn.
We also have our Village Magazine, The Stourton Caundler, our Welcome Club , the Sports Club and the Annual Village Fayre

Village Groups

Stourton Caundle Velo Club March 2022

Cycling Club

Given reasonable weather conditions we usually meet on Mondays and Fridays throughout the year.
Stourton Caundle Garden Club

Garden Club

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, September to April, to discuss all things gardening in a friendly and informal atmosphere
Folke Golf Centre, Dorset

Golf Society

Meets monthly on the 3rd Sunday
Stourton Caundle Knit Stitch and Crochet group

Knit and Stitch Group

Weekly afternoon meetings during the winter months from November until the end of March.
Stourton Caundle Sports Club

Sports Club

The Sports Club has four active sections, snooker, badminton, short mat bowls and table tennis.
Stourton Caundle Welcome Group

Welcome Club

The Club is held every third Wednesday of the month except August and December. We meet in the Village Hall at 2.30pm.

Village Amenities

Stourton Caundle Village Hall

Village Hall

Used by the village for events such as dances and concerts - also available for private hire
Trooper Inn Stourton Caundle

Trooper Inn

Through four centuries of change, The Trooper Inn has continued to serve as the hub of the community.
Where to Stay in Stourton Caundle

Where to stay

Places to stay when on holiday in Stourton Caundle
Play Area

Play Area

A modern play area and bike track situated at the end of Brimbles.