A visit to the National Trust property on a very damp day!
A view across the damp cottage garden.
This bedroom was the birthplace of Thomas Hardy on 2 June 1840.
He lived in the cottage until he was 34.
Another view of the Cottage and Garden. Follow this link to our next stop at Max Gate in Dorchester where Hardy also lived.
The approach to Hardy’s Cottage from the woodland walk.
The first of the upstairs bedrooms.
The second bedroom which was where Thomas Hardy was born in 1840.
The view from the window. This is spoilt by the National Trust gazebo in the garden.