Tarrant Hinton shown within Dorset
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||BLANDFORD FORUM|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
|UK Parliament||North Dorset|
Tarrant Hinton is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is situated in the Tarrant Valley within the North Dorset administrative district, approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) north-east of Blandford Forum. It had a population of 195 in 2001.
The village no longer has a pub, shop or post office, but it has a medieval parish church and a newly rebuilt village hall.
Tarrant Hinton is probably best known as the location of the Great Dorset Steam Fair, which is annually visited by some 200,000 people.
There is a local newsletter published regularly called the Tarrant Times
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