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The garden is laid out into areas separated by walls and hedges.
The garden layout was developed in the early 20th century, by Dr. Price, including laying down triangular and diamond shaped flagstone paths. The ornamental domes of box were planted in the 1920s.[9] The early landscaping was expanded and planted starting in 1933 by Phyllis Reiss in [...]

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Durdle Door is probably the most famous stone arch anywhere in the world. It was created when the sea pierced through the Portland limestone around 10,000 years ago. Looking west over the beach, isolated stacks out at sea show where an older coastline once lay. This part of the coast is formed from merged bays [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Aug 14th 2019

Formed by the combined forces of the sea and a river swollen by melting ice at the end of the last Ice Age. Lulworth Cove is world famous for its unique geology and landforms including the Lulworth Crumple and Stair Hole.

Lulworth Cove, Dorset, is a small, almost circular bay with a narrow opening to the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 12th 2019

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
John 14.27

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 11th 2019

In October 2005, Mr Alan Titchmarsh, the well known gardening celebrity, officially opened the first new public garden in Sherborne for 100 years commemorating 1300 years since the founding of Sherborne Abbey and town.

The open space that is now Paddock Garden was once occupied by a row of cottages facing onto Newland. These were destroyed [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Aug 11th 2019

After visiting West Bay (see previous post) we drove along the Jurassic coast that reveals views of Chesil Beach. We stopped off near Abbotsbury to briefly step out onto the pebble beach before continuing along the coastal route to the Isle of Portland where we viewed Chesil Beach from just outside The Heights Hotel.
Chesil Beach [...]

15 Comments CherryPie on Aug 8th 2019

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