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Kimmeridge Bay

Following the A35 out of Bournemouth and hitching a left down the A351 to Wareham – through the Saxon town and then on further south to Kimmeridge – through the pretty village with it’s chocolate box cottages with roses snaking their front doors and to Kimmeridge Bay itself. Dorset is renowned for its pretty coves [...]

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Christchurch Priory

Nestled at the end of Christchurch’s pretty high street is the ancient site of Christchurch Priory which has had a church on the site since around 1100AD. The Priory has a rich history and building originally commenced around 1094 with various additions and resotrations being made over the centuries and in it’s history has had [...]

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Mudeford sandbank, the most expensive beach huts in the UK?

Accross the water from Mudeford Quay is Mudeford Quay sandbank. The sandbank is small sand spit on the mouth of the solent – with views over Christchurch and over to the Isle of Wight. For those looking for a slightly different beach experience Mudeford sandbank has a lot to offer – for a start it’s [...]

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Crab Fishing in Mudeford quay, Christchurch – Dorset.

Along the coast from Christchurch is the pretty little fishing quay of Mudeford. Mudeford is actually a suburb of Christchurch – with it’s quaint Bed & Breakfasts and fish orientated gastro-pubs. Just past the cricket pitch is the turning towards the quay – drive slowly as it’s a blink and you’ll miss it job. The [...]

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Visiting Throop – Throop Mill in Dorset

Throop is a small village situated on the outskirts of Bournemouth, nestling next to the River Stour. Throop dates back a fair few centuries with the Mill (in some guise) being situated there since the 11th century. The water mill in it’s current build has been there since the 19th century and is a Grade [...]

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