Robert Thorne & Sons LLP

We've been selling quality timber for 100+ years

Mannington Saw Mills Holt Rd, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne, BH21 6SE Directions

   Open today 14:00 - 17:00

Why Choose Us?

Highest Standards
Sustainable Business
Extensive Range

Business overview

We've been supplying round and sawn timber, including fencing materials, for over 100 years and recently started making cross country jumps . We also supply livestock equipment.

Robert Thorne and Sons LLP have over 130 years of experience in providing both Trade and Retail customers with sawn and round timber and fencing materials throughout Dorset and Hampshire. We are your local, family run business who pride ourselves on supplying quality products at competitive prices. Our friendly staff have the ability to cater for all types of customer, whether you need one fence panel for the garden or thousands of stakes for fencing a farm. Amongst our domestic fencing range we stock feather edge fencing in a variety of sizes, closeboard fence panels are made in-house and post and rail fencing. Our Agricultural fencing range includes stakes, straining posts and half round rails.

We also make to order bespoke mobile cross country horse jumps. This service allows the rider to order jumps that are best suited to their needs and ability and we stock various sizes jump poles.

In addition to timber, we also supply Livestock equipment including field gates, cattle crushes and feeders from L M Bateman. Having our own mixed farm gives us a true prospective of what is required for livestock. Combined with the staff at Batemans, we can offer a design service to cater for your needs.


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Made to order Cross Country jumps
Tanalised trellis and closeboard panels
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Products & Services

timber merchants

fencing materials

railway sleepers

shed building materials

round fencing

agricultural supplies

cattle crushes



Garage Timber

Wooden Beams

Fencing stakes

Tree stakes

Gate Posts

Oak Posts


Mobile cross country jumps

X-Country jumps

Galvanised gates

Fence Panels

Fencing Manufacturers


Agricultural fencing

Field gates

timber fence panels

wooden fence panels

rustic trellis


fence posts

wooden posts

fencing supplies

fencing store

garden fencing

fence materials

feather edge fencing


Robert Thorne & Sons - TOP quality timber merchant HIGHLY Recommend !

We have purchased our timber from Robert Thornes for many years now for timber and steel agricultural products

- They always have what we need with stocking a large variety of wood
- Best quality wood at prices which don't break that bank!
- What makes this place so brilliant is they offer fantastic customer service that you can't get elsewhere. Always happy to help and give valuable advise with years of experience in the trade (since 1866)!!

Its refreshing to visit a business which has been run by the same family for generations!! Being local to us situated near Verwood is a bonus!

Support a local business - Highly recommended to ALL.
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