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Charminster is a village and civil parish in west Dorset, England, situated on the River Cerne and A352 road 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the county town Dorchester. In the 2011 census the parish had a population of 2,940. The village name derives from the River Cerne and the small 'minster' church of St Mary, resulting in "Cerneminster" (recorded in 1223), which eventually evolved into Charminster. The village includes Wolfeton House. Charminster was the English place of origin of Richard Norman and family, one of the Planters of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in America, who arrived there in ca. 1626. Charminster is in the Charminster and Cerne Valley electoral ward, which stretches from the northern outskirts of Dorchester through Cerne Abbas to Minterne Magna. The total population of this ward at the 2011 census was 4,768.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Charminster, which is a city in United Kingdom. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Bath, United Kingdom. Bath, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Roman Baths Museum, Bath Abbey, The Circus And The Royal Crescent. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Charminster.

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Facts and Stats for Charminster*

  • Pollution Statistics in Charminster

    Know the pollution level of Charminster before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 31.94 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.27 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.62 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Charminster: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Charminster for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Charminster.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.94 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.22 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 26.39 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 30.56 (Low)
    • Attacks 48.61 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 63.89 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 38.89 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Charminster - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.15 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.84 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.62 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.5 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.31 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Charminster

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Charminster

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.71 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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