Parish church of St Martin
The village is provided with a King George V Playing Field.
The terrain surrounding the village is hilly. Northeast of the village is Shipton Hill, which offers good views of the surrounding countryside from its 558-foot summit. On the hill is evidence of a prehistoric settlement.
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- Place name: Shipton Gorge, Dorset Folio: 75r Great Domesday Book (National Archives)
- 'Shipton Gorge', An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 1: West (1952), pp. 221-223
- West Dorset Holiday and Tourist Guide. West Dorset District Council. c. 1983. p. 18.