Last edited by Jukus
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | History

4 edition of Explore Dorset,its coast, countryside and heritage found in the catalog.

Explore Dorset,its coast, countryside and heritage

Harry Ashley

Explore Dorset,its coast, countryside and heritage

by Harry Ashley

  • 179 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Local Heritage in Newbury .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Dorset -- Description and travel -- Guide-books.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarry Ashley ; with photographs by David Golumb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.D7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22276132M
    ISBN 100863680135
    OCLC/WorldCa19064663

    Explore the beautiful towns, villages and beaches surrounding Golden Cap Holiday Park in Dorset. Stunning coastal and countryside views. For your dream holiday call or book online. Manage my booking Contact. Head west and visit the seaside village of Charmouth with its Heritage Coast Centre and fossil-strewn beach. Bridport is a gorgeous market town surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful coast and countryside, with lovely walks in the surrounding area, an abundance of places to eat and their famous markets to explore. Bridport is also the host for several lively events throughout the year, including festivals celebrating food, literary and even hats!

    With its sandy beaches and rolling countryside, cliff walks and watersports, castles and harbours, Dorset is the perfect place for family holidays. Our choice of the best Dorset family hotels includes those that are well-placed for these activities as well as those that have plenty of activities on-site – from bike rides and adventure. This a fantastic location to explore the Dorset countryside and World Heritage Jurassic coastline 1½ miles away. Whether its a family holiday walking bird watching fishing cycling or for a quiet break Manor Court Cottages are ideal. The pretty village of Burton Bradstock 1½ miles has a beach with a café shop post office garage and pubs.

    Just a short drive to the Jurassic Coast which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overview. It was a great place to explore the surrounding countryside and coast. Reviewed by Jennifer, 12th November It was a great base from which to explore the gorgeous Dorset countryside. Highly recommended! Hide. Reviewed by Janet, 17th August. - Explore cherylmassie's board "TYNEHAM VILLAGE, UK", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Village, Dorset, Jurassic coast pins.


Share this book
You might also like
That man!

That man!

Historical survey of shoemaking in Leicester, Bristol, London, Northampton, Stafford, Rossendale Valley, Northamptonshire, Norwich, Kettering, Leicestershire, Leeds.

Historical survey of shoemaking in Leicester, Bristol, London, Northampton, Stafford, Rossendale Valley, Northamptonshire, Norwich, Kettering, Leicestershire, Leeds.

The cavaliers genius

The cavaliers genius

Mysica ficta

Mysica ficta

Description of the animals of Voluta denticulata, Mont. and Assiminia grayana, Leach

Description of the animals of Voluta denticulata, Mont. and Assiminia grayana, Leach

Stalins satellites in Europe.

Stalins satellites in Europe.

Correspondence of the Watering Committee with the Schuylkill Navigation Company, in relation the Fair Mount water works

Correspondence of the Watering Committee with the Schuylkill Navigation Company, in relation the Fair Mount water works

power monopoly

power monopoly

Business ethics for dummies

Business ethics for dummies

Report on further intercalibration analyses in ICES pollution monitoring and baseline studies

Report on further intercalibration analyses in ICES pollution monitoring and baseline studies

The long-nosed princess

The long-nosed princess

The future of natural fibres

The future of natural fibres

Katherine Tingley, humanitys friend

Katherine Tingley, humanitys friend

Maine

Maine

Games for your Dragon.

Games for your Dragon.

Buddhism and dalits

Buddhism and dalits

Explore Dorset,its coast, countryside and heritage by Harry Ashley Download PDF EPUB FB2

If you're after clear air, sweeping cliff walks, breathtaking views and snug little towns and villages brimming with places to eat and shops to explore, Dorset is for you.

From past to present Make sure you visit our spectacular Jurassic Coast - a stunning stretch of million-year-old shoreline that has been designated a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO due Explore Dorset,its coast its outstanding geological make-up.

Countryside inspiration. Famously known as the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, the outstanding beauty of Countryside and heritage book countryside has charged the imagination of many great writers, musicians, artists and movie makers.

Dorset’s rustic setting hit the big screen in as the backdrop for Thomas Vinterberg’s adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel, Far from the Madding Crowd, and you may recognise Dorset. The heritage line, which opened intakes passengers through six miles of stunning countryside, passing Corfe Castle ruins and running to the Blue Flag beach at Swanage.

A great all-weather activity, you can even enjoy cream tea or a local ale while relaxing on the buffet coach. Built in as part of Charmouth’s Almshouse, this light and welcoming property is now a fantastic holiday base for a family looking to explore Dorset’s countryside and the glorious Jurassic Coast.

Formerly part of Charmouth’s Almshouse, this semi-detached cottage is just half a mile from the dog-friendly sandy beach.

Take in the strikingly scenic World Heritage Jurassic Coast, a treasure trove of fossil-flecked beaches, sweeping clifftop walks and pretty seaside towns brimming with restaurants, shops and unique attractions.

Lose yourself in rural Dorset’s charming countryside, much of which is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore Dorset on foot Boasting more than 4, well-signed and waymarked footpaths, bridleways and byways, there’s every reason to discover Dorset on foot.

With routes covering breathtaking clifftops, peaceful country lanes, woodland trails and even some of Dorset’s most popular towns, there is something for everyone. With its quaint villages and unspoilt countryside, and just a few miles inland from the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Axminster is the perfect place to unwind and get back to nature.

With excellent rail links to London and Exeter, Axminster is a very popular town, with the best of Devon and Dorset on its. Dorset has one of the best known coastlines in England.

Extending eastwards from Lyme Regis the coast has numerous sandy beaches. Poole Harbour is home to one of the world’s largest natural harbours and there are many nature reserves and marine parks along the coast.

Notable amongst these is Chesil Bank, a huge pebble beach stretching from Weymouth to Bridport. Dorset. Dorset on the south coast of England is just over miles from London and is accessible in just over two hours by rail.

Chill out in Dorset and explore the historic coastal scenery and stunning countryside alike. Venture into the landscape that inspired Thomas Hardy, through bluebell woods, across golden heaths and drink in the pretty villages with thatched cottages, attractive pubs and.

Dorset is home to many jaw-dropping National Trust locations. Everything from an island, ancient hill carvings and hidden gems, to a castle, cottages and an Italian inspired palace.

There's also dramatic coastline, unspoiled countryside and beautiful gardens for a fix of fresh air and chance to let off steam in the great outdoors. Explore countryside and coast North Lodge is an ideal base for exploring the countryside and coast of Dorset.

Close by you’ll find river walks along the Stour, and walks up Hod Hill and Hambledon Hill offering spectacular views. Everything you need to plan and book your holiday or short break to Dorset.

Know Before You Go - Covid information. The Dorset Countryside. Dorset boasts some of the finest countryside, the perfect place to unplug from the daily rush.

Dorset Videos, Explore. Jurassic Coast, Areas To Visit, Villages, Coast and Beaches. Many of the best places to stay in Dorset can be found on the coast, along the wildly fascinating Jurassic Coast, and the pretty seaside towns with their piers and arcades.

Rich both in fossils and iconic coastal locations, three quarters of Dorset's coast is a World Heritage Site, and over half the county is designated an Area of Outstanding.

Despite being tucked away in beautiful countryside, our farm is less than 5 minutes’ drive to the vibrant market town of Bridport and pretty harbour of West Bay on the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site.

Walnut Farm is perfectly located to explore this spectacular area. Meet your Tour Manager today at Waterloo station in London, travelling in Standard Class to Bournemouth. Here, you transfer to your hotel. On Day 2, transfer to the Swanage Railway, where you enjoy a short rail journey to ally opened inthis delightful heritage railway traverses through the beautiful scenery of the Isle of Purbeck.

As England’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dorset’s Jurassic Coast ranks among the globe’s top natural wonders, with the likes of the Galapagos Islands and Victoria Falls for company. Spanning 95 miles, there is plenty for holidaymakers to explore, and a surprising diversity amongst its many beautiful beaches.

Read More. Come and explore the stunning Jurassic Coast of Dorset that runs on for 95 miles and represents million years of history. This coast is a Natural World Heritage Site; England's very own Grand Canyon. Farm Stay can help you to find holiday cottages in Dorset that are within walking distance of this ancient and beautiful coastline.

Outbuildings, a collection of luxury studio style barn conversions set on a family farm near bridport, between Lyme Regis and Weymouth.

Self catering accommodation in the beautiful West Dorset countryside. Only a short drive from the famous "Broadchurch'" cliffs and the Jurassic Coast. Famed for its natural beauty, from dramatic coastal cliffs and sandy beaches to a bucolic countryside and charming towns, Dorset for many people is the quintessential British holiday county.

To add to these family attractions, Dorset now offers a range of spa hotels, so you can add a spot of me-time to your holiday fun.

Dorset is well known for its history, primarily due to the Jurassic Coast’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with the coastline acting as a timeline of geological history and a window back to the time when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

What is perhaps lesser known is the role the county has played over the centuries in other areas of history and heritage. Dorset is the home of the mile-long Chesil Beach, known for inspiring famous books and films. Scenery. The Jurassic Coast is a sight to behold, known for its rock formations which date back millions of years.

Many consider its most famous, Durdle Door, one of the top bucket-list places in the UK. Nature.Dorset, in south-west England, has a stunning coastline offering golden sands, the majestic ‘Jurassic Coast’ - a World Heritage Site of chalk cliffs and fossil-packed beaches - plus pretty bays, as well as seas for watersports.

Choosing a Dorset coastal hotel ensures you’ll be .With its wonderful beaches, cliff-walks and rolling countryside, Dorset cries out to be explored by dogs and their owners. We’ve tracked down some of the best dog-friendly hotels in Dorset.

While many are on the coast, with ready access to beaches, several are in towns and villages, often with grounds and gardens to explore.