Pictures of Dorset
Dorset is a county of great beauty, situated on the South Coast of England, bounded by the Counties of Devon, Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Dorset boasts an outstanding 75 mile long shore fronting the English Channel which separates the United Kingdom from mainland Europe. A traditional English county rich in archaeology, unspoilt rural villages and countryside. Nearby attractions include the picturesque and homely Town of Weymouth, Historic Sherborne Castle Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594, Mapperton House and Gardens of Elizabethan origin, home of the Earl and Countess of Sandwich.
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Standing in lofty splendour above the chimney pots of the village with the roaring ocean lapping the cliffs to the other side of.....
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Part of the Jurassic Coast, Dorset's Golden Cap is the highest point on the south-coast of the British Isles. The 626 ft (191.....
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Erected in 1906, Portland Bill Lighthouse with 153 steps to the top makes a challenging guided tour but the spectacular view of.....
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Many fascinating tales remain from the time when Sherborne Castle was lived in by Sir Walter Raleigh, a favourite of Elizabeth I......
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One of the oldest churches in England, set on a 300ft cliff top in an area that is designated a Special Area of Conservation.....
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Between Wareham and Corfe Castle can be found the unique visitor attraction called the Blue Pool, which was once a clay pit. Tiny.....
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The Bournemouth Eye offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy from heights rocketing to a dizzy 500 feet above ground, the most.....
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Designated as an "Area of Scientific Interest" The Fleet Nature Reserve is a large tidal lagoon which stretches from Abbotsbury.....
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This exciting keep is the home of the Military Museum of Devon and Dorset. Here visitors with a keen interest in all things.....
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