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SS9 1BW. Countryside-wise, Christchurch boasts flawless rural scenery, and Shaftesbury, set over 200 metres above sea level, is a charming town that will make you feel immediately at home. Buzzards, Ravens and Stonechats live there. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google. © 2020 Atlas Obscura. On the Isle of Portland there’s the 19th century Old Higher Lighthouse, a Grade II listed building with amazing views. Subscribe to our newsletter for latest news & offers. A hand-picked directory
This tiny town features a tiny town that acts as a 3D snapshot of the town during the 1950's. If you love ancient and mysterious monuments, you should definitely pay a visit to the Corscombe Standing Stones near the village of Corscombe. In fact, the county's entire western shoreline is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, infused with around 185 million years of natural history...and plenty of fascinating fossils. See. Famous landmarks have been made from stone quarried here, including Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral and the United Nations headquarters in New York - so you're sure to conclude that you're in good company! You can also discover a sculpture trail in the woods. Sign up for our newsletter and enter to win the second edition of our book. Offer available only in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico). It is a gorgeous place to wander around the fantastic landscape. Follow us on social media to add even more wonder to your day. This former quarry is now a vibrant labyrinth of magical in situ sculptures. Your email address will not be published. In Dorset, things can get a bit quirky, but quirky often means a fun, unforgettable experience. You'll find a wide selection of unusual places to stay in Dorset, as you explore its endless natural delights. Host Unusual Limited
It is one of the most remote and peaceful parts of Dorset. Try Ibberton Hill, near Blandford, renowned for its wonderful views across Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.