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27 Feb 2018
10 of the Best Dorset Places of Interest Dorset is blessed with more beauty spots and landmarks per square mile than anywhere else (ok we just made that up, but it's got a lot). With its stunning countryside, breathtaking coastal views, historic monuments and spectacular natural features, you don’t have to look far to see why visitors just can’t get enough of what Dorset has to offer. One of the great advantages is just how accessible everything is – many sights are close together and you could ... Read more...
27 Feb 2018
Cerne Abbas Giant The village of Cerne Abbas is best known for its chalk Giant, which at 180ft high is carved into the sloping hillside to the north of the village. Cerne Abbas Giant, photo by Allou / Now under the care of the National Trust this naked Giant's origins remain the subject of much discussion, could it be a fertility symbol or perhaps an ancient Celtic religious symbol? With no written reference to the Giant prior to 1694 the date of its creation may only be ... Read more...
27 Feb 2018
Hardy Monument High on the summit of Blackdown Hill, above the village of Portesham, sits the Hardy Monument. Visitors are forgiven if they assume that the monument is in memory of writer Thomas Hardy, who wrote so many of his books in his native Dorchester. It is in fact a tribute to Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, Flag Captain of HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar, who lived in Portesham until 1781 when he joined the Navy. The huge monument, built of local Portland Stone, was erected ... Read more...

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