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Pictures of The Blue Pool

a Beauty Spot in the town of Furzebrook, in the county of Dorset

About The Blue Pool

Between Wareham and Corfe Castle can be found the unique visitor attraction called the Blue Pool, which was once a clay pit. Tiny particles of clay in the water, cause light to defract and the pool to change colour from one minute to the next.

The pool is set in 25 acres of woodland and has been designated an area of Special Scientific Interest, and is home to rare indigenous plants and animals. The lush vegetation around the Pool is inhabited by deer, badgers, squirrels and rabbits, with the rare Green Sand Lizard and Dartford Warbler occassionally being seen. Visitors can enjoy tea and scones in the local tea rooms (c. 1935) and there is also an interesting clay mueum to explore.

Recommended towns & villages near The Blue Pool

Corfe Town from the Castle

Corfe Castle (194 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(2.1 miles, 3.4 km, direction SE)

Below the castle, the village of Corfe shows picturesque stone houses of the 17th-century...

Worbarrow Bay, Tyneham, Dorset

Tyneham (55 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction SW)

Known as the Ghost village of Dorset, the village of Tyneham was requisitioned by the War Office during 1943, with all 225 residents having to leave their homes. The army never.....

Worth Matravers, Dorset

Worth Matravers (26 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction SE)

Picturesque Dorset village with a history pre-dating Roman times as evidenced by the medieval lynchets cut into the steep hillsides...

Harrys Rock, Studland, Dorset

Studland (62 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset

(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction E)

Beyond the woods, heaths and downs of Dorset lies a fascinating coastline with a hinterland of precious little villages, such a village is Studland which sits close to the wide sweep of picturesque Studland Bay, which belongs to the National Trust...

Poole Harbour, Dorset

Poole (191 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction NE)

Three miles of golden beaches extending from Sandbanks to Brankesome Dene Chine and on towards Bournemouth, ensure an enjoyable time for families and sun-worshippers alike...

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Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle (116 Pictures)

(2.1 miles, 3.4 km, direction SE)

Standing in lofty splendour above the chimney pots of the village with the roaring ocean lapping the cliffs to the other side of.....

Local quarrey

Isle of Purbeck (21 Pictures)

(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction E)


Arne Autumn 2012

Arne RSPB Reserve (127 Pictures)

(4.1 miles, 6.7 km, direction NE)


St Andrew's Church

Lulworth Castle (24 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction W)


A picture of St. Aldhelm's Head & Chapel

St. Aldhelm's Head & Chapel (2 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction S)

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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