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80c – Lulworth to Durdle Door

On the Dorset coast, in the space of only a mile, it is possible to see a fantastic series of coastal features demonstrating how coves are formed. As we walked out of Lulworth and up Hanbury Tout we enjoyed good … Continue reading

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79f – Arish Mell to Lulworth

Arish Mell, a small beach and bay in the middle of MOD land in the Lulworth Ranges, is quiet and secluded.  This is due to its inaccessibility – it can only be reached when the range walks are open, and … Continue reading

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78f – Kimmeridge Ledges to Kimmeridge

As we emerged from the sea fog on the cliffs above Kimmeridge we passed the Clavell Tower.  It was a strange thing, standing isolated and seemingly empty.  Built in 1830, it clearly had character in its design, but where was … Continue reading

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78d – Chapman’s Pool

There are some places you visit where you know exactly what you will find, but it is amazing none the less.  For example, if you wander into my chicken enclosure at home you will discover a cluster of perfect eggs; … Continue reading

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74b – Bournemouth to Poole Harbour

We had been “stuck” in Bournemouth for ages.  It was as if we had been chained and anchored to the beach, like boats in a bay, but at last we were back; we were ready to slip our chains and … Continue reading

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58e – Bracklesham

Bracklesham Bay is well known for its fossils; they are literally and liberally littered all over the place.  So we were told, anyway.  As we approached Bracklesham Bay we found a geocache dedicated to the fossils so commonly found around … Continue reading

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