Places of Interest
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Travel eastwards to the Georgian port of Poole, now a leading yacht harbour as well as a lively tourist resort with award winning beaches and a bustling quayside.
is accessed via a narrow causeway from Chesil Beach. The famous Portland stone which is quarried here has been used in many notable buildings, including St Paul’s Cathedral in London and the United Nations building in New York. There is also a 16th century castle, which is still largely intact and a museum which tells the story of the area’s connections with shipwrecks and smuggling, as well as displays of local geology and fossils.
One of Britain’s most international resorts, Bournemouth has superb beaches, beautiful award-winning gardens and an excellent range of shops.
The county town of Dorset is rich in history and home to the County Museum, which contains many original Thomas Hardy manuscripts.
This historic seaside resort and fishing port on the world famous Cobb harbour is renowned for its geology and fossil finds.
This is a small village, famous for its unique Swannery and Tropical Gardens, which comprises of 20 acres of exotic and rare plants and shrubs.
The original site of Roman and Anglo-Saxon fortifications, Corfe Castle was built by the Normans, developed through the centuries and was of great importance during the Civil War.
Undoubtedly one of the most fascinating beaches in the world. Visit the biologist and diving centre for a closer view of the captivating marine world of Chesil.
is an ancient town with origins dating back to the early Middle Ages. The town is blessed with around 1,000 buildings of historical architectural merit. Its streets are amongst the widest in the west of England; the three principal streets of South, East and West Street play host to the markets which are held on Wednesday and Saturday, just as they have been for centuries.