Live your life the Poundbury way

Delight in the style, sophistication and warmth of this vibrant urban quarter.

Enjoy a lifestyle like no other

Nowhere offers charm, character and a sense of community quite like Poundbury. From magnificent classical architecture and elegantly-designed homes to eclectic restaurants, boutiques and markets, this stylish extension to ancient Dorchester is a warm and thriving place to live, work and enjoy. Set in beautiful Dorset countryside, close to the spectacular Jurassic Coastline and a host of lovely resorts, it’s perfect for exploring too.

Local flower shop in Poundbury


Superior homes, beautiful landscaping and a distinct community focus make Poundbury the ideal place to live.

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locally baked produce in Poundbury


From enticing eateries to artisan markets and classy boutiques, get ready to embrace the unique Poundbury lifestyle.

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Access a gateway to beautiful, natural surroundings, with a wealth of nearby destinations and activities to enjoy.

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Poundbury FAQ's

Poundbury is an urban extension to the ancient market town of Dorchester, located in West Dorset. Built on land owned by the Duchy of Cornwall, Poundbury offers a gateway to exploring beautiful countryside and stunning natural surroundings such as the iconic Jurassic Coastline and Chesil Beach, along with a host of picturesque villages and towns. Discover more.

Poundbury is a place like nowhere else. Stunning architecture and beautiful homes built with only the finest, traditional materials capture the charming essence of the local area. A masterpiece of urban design, its residential and commercial elements cleverly intertwine to create an attractive, modern and pleasing place for people to live, work and relax. Find out more.

This vibrant, sophisticated urban quarter is home to a thriving local community, with no shortage of ways in which to pass the time. From coffee and cake to contemporary dining, from farmer’s markets to boutique shopping, from square dances to food festivals, from parkland walks to the Monart Spa, the unique Poundbury lifestyle is just waiting to be enjoyed. Find out more.

small localised map of Poundbury