Motcombe Tourism, United Kingdom

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Motcombe /ˈmɒtkəm/ is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset, England. It lies in the North Dorset administrative district, about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the town of Shaftesbury. It is sited on Kimmeridge clay soil beneath hills at the edge of the Blackmore Vale. The parish is one of the largest in Dorset. In the 2011 census the parish had 611 dwellings, 564 households and a population of 1,474. In 1905 Sir Frederick Treves described Motcombe as "a hamlet of gardens at the foot of the hill" and wrote of the village houses that they "are facing all ways, as if they were shy of the road or were undecided which way to turn." The parish church of St Mary was rebuilt in 1846, although its font dates from Norman times. On the south-west edge of the village is Motcombe Park. Within the park is Motcombe House, built in 1893 in Tudor style, and now home to Port Regis, a large private preparatory school. Motcombe is within the Motcombe and Ham electoral ward, which also covers Ham, a neighbourhood of Gillingham to the west. The ward's population in the 2011 census was 3,216.


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Facts and Stats for Motcombe*

  • Pollution Statistics in Motcombe

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

    • Air Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Motcombe: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 20 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 5.36 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 15 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 16.07 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 15 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.31 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.44 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.67 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 23.21 (Low)
  • Living in Motcombe - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Motcombe is 194.98 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 80.93 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 91.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.79 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.83 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.59 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 89.81 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.83 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 124.39 (Very High)
    • 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 Motcombe

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 55.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.32 USD

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

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