185 million years of history. The Jurassic coast runs from the cliffs near Old Harry rocks in Dorset into Devon. 96 miles of dramatic coastline. World heritage site.
Chesil beach is a pebble beach 18 miles long and stretches north-west from Portland to West Bay. For much of its length it is separated from the mainland by an area of saline water called Fleet lagoon.
More than a castle. Pretty village of Purbeck stone Houses. Home of the Greyhound pub, with lovely garden overlooking the castle.
Tank museum - Bovington
The biggest days out in history. Good place to go if the weathers not too good.
Rescued primates enjoying life again.
Hardys cottage - Bockhampton. Hardys heart is buried in Sinsted church yard a few miles from his cottage.
Max House - Dorchester.
T E Lawrence
Lawrence of Arabia, Army officer, Served at Bovington Barracks.
At the age of 46, two months after leaving military service, Lawrence was fatally injured in an accident on his Brough Superior SS100 motorcycle close to his cottage, Clouds Hill.
A dip in the road obstructed his view of two boys on their bicycles, he swerved to avoid them, lost control and was thrown over the handlebars. He died six days later on 19th May 1935. The spot is marked by a small memorial at the side of the road. His body was buried in Moreton graveyard.