Archive for the tag 'Vacation'

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 16th 2019

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

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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West Bay

From the end of the Jurassic Pier at West Bay, you can view the coast from South Devon to Portland in Dorset. Launch your boat at the West Bay Marina (Bridport Harbour). West Bay is a major gateway to the Jurassic Coast, which covers 95 miles of coast from Orcombe Rocks at Exmouth, Devon to [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Aug 7th 2019

The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field.
Matthew 13:44

15 Comments CherryPie on Aug 4th 2019

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