Benson is located in the heart of a tourist area combining history and cultural heritage. From Benson to your cruise boat without a license, you will follow the renowned Thames , which winds along the beautiful English green landscape. So you will sail along the houses with sloping lawns pilgrim way in to shore. On the other hand, local pubs invite you to anchor to take a pint of beer.
The village is built on a land made of silt and gravel of the river , surrounded by marshland . Fertile land surrounding the village explained that agriculture was the main source of employment until the twentieth century .
For the sites to discover, you will be able to see among others the parish church of St. Helena . In addition, Benson Lock attracts a wide variety of animals, including kingfishers and owls . According to local pêcheures , the river is also home to large pike.
For culture , the Museum of Dorchester Abbey is open afternoons.