Dorset Removals

Dorset Removals

Whether you’re moving to, or staying in Dorset, Armishaws provide free quotes and expert advice for every move.

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    Family Owned
Business Est 1973

    Family Owned
    Business Est 1973

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    Rated 4.5/5
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    Eco Friendly
Removals

    Eco Friendly
    Removals

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    Dorset Removals

    Fun Dorset Facts

    Fossil

    Jurassic Park

    Dorset’s Jurassic coast was the first location in the world to feature on the UNESCO World Heritage list. It’s of particular historical interest because of the rich vein of dinosaur and prehistoric remains to have appeared along the coastline. It’s also spectacularly beautiful and well worth a visit.

    UFO

    UFO

    The first recorded UFO sighting in the UK occurred in Fleet, Dorset in 1733. The term ‘UFO’ didn’t come into common use until 200 years later.

    Sword

    Art Attack

    Legend has it that the ancient hillfort of Bradbury Rings was the site of a fierce battle in which King Arthur killed 160 Saxon warriors.

    Road

    Old & Bendy

    The county has some lovely claims, it’s home to the UK’s oldest post box which was erected in 1853, has seen 5 monarchs and bears the initials of Queen Victoria. Dorset is home to Britain’s bendiest road, the B3081 that is known locally as ‘Zig Zag Hill’. It was also the birthplace of the Boy Scout movement.

    Car

    Slow Motion

    Dorset doesn’t have a motorway. On the whole driving is slower in Dorset but when the views are so good, what’s the hurry?!?

    Chilli

    Red Hot Chilli Peppers

    The Dorset Naga is one of the hottest chillies in the world scoring on the 923,000 Scoville scale. That’s 400 times fiercer than Tabasco Sauce , it’s so hot you have to wear gloves just to handle it and must have a fire extinguisher on hand before eating one (ok, we made that last bit up, but you do need gloves, don’t say we didn’t warn you!)

    Shell

    She sells sea shells…

    Mary Anning was a palaeontologist and fossil lover who discovered a number of dinosaur remains and previously unknown species. She used to clean, polish and sell smaller finds and fossils to tourists and was the subject of the popular tongue twister. All day long she sits and shines… However, she was not allowed to join the Geological Society because she was a woman.

    Bricks

    Fit For A Palace

    St Pauls Cathedral and Buckingham Palace are both made with Dorset stone. With Armishaws Dorset removals you won’t need to go to those lengths to impress the neighbours.

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    Dorset - Local Information

    Population

    745,841 (2011 You.Gov census)

    Area

    2,653 km²

    Schools

    See the latest Ofsted reports and scores for Dorset schools HERE.

    Historic Sites & Museums

    You can explore Dorset’s rich history and see it come to life at the county’s best museums.

    County News

    The best sources for county news can be found online at;

    About Dorset

    About Armishaws
    Dorset Removals

    The South West’s leading relocation service, Armishaws Dorset removals are underpinned by our unwavering commitment to providing outstanding customer service. We’re also proud at being market leaders of eco-friendly removals and are planting 2,000 trees in the region to offset carbon emissions. Members of the British Association of Removers our removals adhere to a strict code of conduct and offer greater levels of financial protection. These are just some of the reasons hundreds of happy customers rate us so highly on Trustpilot. Contact our friendly team today for a free, no hassle quote to make your move and enjoy a worry-free relocation knowing you’re in safe hands.

    Dorset Removals Services

    Packing  Service

    Packing Service

    Packing Service

    A complete packing service by our trained personnel.

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    Storage

    Storage

    Storage

    Short term and long-term storage solutions.

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    Shredding

    Shredding

    Shredding

    Home office and personal information safely destroyed.

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    Packing  Material

    Packing Material

    Packing Material

    Using recycled and recyclable materials where possible.

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    About Dorset

    An area of world-renowned scientific interest and incredible natural beauty, Dorset really is a little bit special. The beautiful coastline attracts thousands of visitors, there are the tourists but also fantastic birdlife and sea life.  Whether you enjoy birding, fossil hunting or just want to get out and enjoy the great outdoors there are miles and miles of coast to explore.

    You’ll also find rich history (no, not just the sharp-toothed scaly variety). Smugglers tales and legends run through the county which also produced some of Britain’s most feared pirates. Artists have also been inspired by Dorset, Enid Blyton created the Famous Five here, basing their adventures on the beaches and woodland found in the county.

    While your Dorset removals don’t have to break the bank there are plenty of eye-watering prices with Sandbanks being one of the most expensive property hotspots in the world, and even beach huts in the area can set you back a pretty penny with some of the traditional wooden huts exchanging hands for six figure sums.

    Things to Do in Dorset

    Cerne Abbas Giant

    This most handsomely endowed fellow is most well-known for his 11-metre phallus. It’s rumoured to aid fertility for couples ‘doing what comes naturally’ on the site under a full moon.

    Durdle Door

    Dorset’s most iconic landmark, this stunning structure can be viewed from the beach, from the cliff tops or by boat. It’s best to visit at first light to beat the crowds and get the best photos.

    Game On

    Dorset is home to the World Nettle Eating Contest and the World Knob Throwing competition. So, if you’re feeling sporty you could become a world champ in sunny Dorset.

    Tyneham Village Dorset

    Ghost Village

    In 1943 Tyneham Village was cleared when the area became a firing range during WWII. The uninhabited village still stands complete with pub, post office, school and homes.

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