MORE than three hundred homes priced at £1m or over are currently for sale in Dorset.

According to research carried out by online estate agent HouseSimple, there are 370 £1m homes for sale in Dorset while Hampshire has 413.

HouseSimple said there are more than 20,000 properties currently for sale in the UK at £1m or more.

11,404 of the 21,484 properties for sale in the UK at £1m or more, are in London or counties surrounding the capital.

Surrey came second with 1,992 properties for sale followed by Hertfordshire with 700.

Other areas featured in the top 10 using data compiled from Rightmove included Essex, Kent, Buckinghamshire, Sussex and Berkshire.