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"Portland and Jurassic Coast Day Trip from Dorset including Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door
"Portland and Jurassic Coast Day Trip from Dorset including Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door Corfe Castle and Broadchurch Locations""You leave Weymouth or a pick up location of your choice in the morning from where you head to the village of Corfe. The village is constructed almost completely from the local grey Purbeck limestone and comprises two main streets. Take your time to en the post office church and pubs.Here you can explore Corfe Castle (own expense). The dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle stand on a natural hill guarding the principal route through the Purbeck Hills. As you can see it guards the gap between the south of Purbeck where Purbeck marble was once quarried and the rest of England. Nothing could pass in or out without going past the Castle.Then you are off to Durdle Door. You then have a short drive from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove. Take your time to visit the Lulworth Visitor Centre and learn abou
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"Jurassic Coast and Portland Small-Group Tour from Dorset Including Lulworth Cove
Jurassic Coast Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door Tour from Dorset"Leaving Weymouth or a pick up of your choice you head to the village of Corfe. The village is constructed almost completely from the local grey Purbeck limestone and comprises two main streets. Take your time to have a tea or coffee. The streets are c the post office church and pubs.You explore Corfe Castle. The dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle stand on a natural hill guarding the principal route through the Purbeck Hills. As you can see it guards the gap between the south of Purbeck where Purbeck marble was once quarried and the rest of England. Nothing could pass in or out without going past the Castle.Then you are off to Durdle Door. You then have a short drive from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove. Take your time to visit the Lulworth visitor centre and learn abou
From GBP75.00
 
"Jurassic Coast and Portland Small-Group Tour from Dorset Including Lulworth Cove
Jurassic Coast Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door Tour from Dorset"Leaving Weymouth or a pick up of your choice you head to the village of Corfe. The village is constructed almost completely from the local grey Purbeck limestone and comprises two main streets. Take your time to have a tea or coffee. The streets are c the post office church and pubs.You explore Corfe Castle. The dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle stand on a natural hill guarding the principal route through the Purbeck Hills. As you can see it guards the gap between the south of Purbeck where Purbeck marble was once quarried and the rest of England. Nothing could pass in or out without going past the Castle.Then you are off to Durdle Door. You then have a short drive from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove. Take your time to visit the Lulworth visitor centre and learn abou
From GBP75.00

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Hangman's Cottage

Despite its appalling name, this is a very pretty cottage that to me looked exactly like the ideal English cottage, including a pretty garden and a thatched roof! Adding to that, it is located closed...
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Maumbury Rings

I had never heard about Maumbury Rings when I came to Dorchester, but the lady in the tourist information centre told me about it when she heard that I was interested in prehistoric and Roman history....
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Maiden Castle

After I had explored the interior parts of Maiden Castle for more than an hour I was very tired and tried to make my way back to the car park. I ended up on a part of the outer ramparts and walked...
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Dorset Martyrs Statue

I arrived in Dorchester without a map and tried to find the town centre on my own when I left the train station, but first I walked into the wrong direction and walked east instead of north. It did...
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Cenotaph & Victorian Post Box

On the way from the train station to the town centre you come across a very small square with two interesting features. The first is a cenotaph which was unveiled in 1921. It is made of portland stone...
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John White's House

This is a rather plain looking house in the town centre, but it is important because it was the home of the Reverend John White. He was the rector of St Peter's and Holy Trinity from 1606 to 1648 (a...
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Fountain

This fountain marks the end of the Roman aqueduct which was located in Princes Street. It is a pretty fountain in a somewhat "Roman" style. It is possible to see some remains of the original aqueduct...
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Portland Bill Lighthouse.

Portland Bill is a promontory on the most southern part of the county of Dorset.The coastline here is very rugged and open with strong tidal currents where many a ship has come to grief. The present...
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Lovely walk to Durdle Door.

Durdle Door is close to the village of Lulworth and is probably one of the most photographed landmarks on the Jurassic coast.The rock arch just off the beach was formed as a result of the softer rocks...
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Country walk down to the sea.

Tyneham village is situated some 3.7 miles south of Wareham.As the land is a military firing range it is only open to the public at certain times,mainly weekends and school holidays.Parking is...
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St Mary's church,Tyneham village

This is a small cruciform style church with walls of limestone rubble.The north transit and parts of the nave are medieval,dating back to the 13th century.However,the south transit was rebuilt in the...
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Tyneham- a village frozen in time.

In November 1943 notice was given to the population of about 252 people from 106 properties to vacate the houses and leave the village.As most of the properties belonged to the squire the occupants...
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Great place for sea views.

Durlston Country Park is a 280 acre countryside paradise with great views and walks.Here you will also find Durlston Castle,within which is a visitor centre and the Seventhwave restaurant. The Great...
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Great spot for wildlife.

Arne RSPB nature reserve is a 1250 acre nature reserve which overlooks Poole Harbour and is situated 5 miles from Wareham in Dorset.From the car park at the reserve it is about a 30 minute walk to...
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Top Hotels in Dorset

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West Hill Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5PH, United Kingdom
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12-18 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7JU, United Kingdom
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9 Fore Street, Evershot, Dorchester, DT2 0JR, United Kingdom
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Thames Street, The Quay, Poole, BH15 1JN, United Kingdom
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29 Kings Road, Swanage, BH19 1HF, United Kingdom
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49 East Street, Corfe Castle, BH20 5EE, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Dorset

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The Eye

The Victorians pioneered tethered air ballon flights and they became very popular in London and Paris from the 1860's. As yet i have not managed a trip on this tethered helium filled air ballon,which...
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Goldfingers

Having visited lots of different venues across the world I can say that Goldfingers boasts some of the best talent on the pole that I have seen (especially Silva, her skills are hard to match, let...
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Roman Town House

The Roman Town House was my favourite attraction in Dorchester, besides Maiden Castle of course. I found it really fascinating and interesting and stayed here for a long time. Unfortunately the...
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Giggi Gelateria

Always enjoy a visit to this Italian ice cream parlour when in Swanage. The ice cream of which there are over twenty different flavours is made fresh every day. If you prefer sorbet then that is also...
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Guildhall & Tourist Information

Judging by the number of Forum Questions about relevant holiday reading I know I am not alone in looking for suitable holiday reading. On our first visit "real" visit to Dorset we found in our...
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Avon Beach

You will find Avon Beach just a short level walk from Mudeford Quay. During the summer it is an ideal place for a swim,although there is an allocated area where water sports are carried out.The beach...
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