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The Old Post Office, Bloxworth - - 163270.jpg
Bloxworth, showing the former post office
Bloxworth is located in Dorset
 Bloxworth shown within Dorset
Population 200 
OS grid reference SY882946
Civil parish Bloxworth
District Purbeck
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BH20
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places

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Bloxworth is a village and civil parish in the Purbeck district of Dorset, England, situated in Wareham Forest on the A35 road 5 miles (8 km) west of Poole. In the 2011 census the civil parish had 80 households and a population of 200.[1] Bloxworth Heath is part of Wareham Forest.

To the northwest of the village is Bloxworth House, the first brick building in Dorset.

The hamlet of East Bloxworth lies about a mile to the east of the village.


  1. "Area: Bloxworth (Parish). Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 11 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Media related to Bloxworth at Wikimedia Commons