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Corfe Castle and the Heritage Railway from Kingston round

Corfe Castle built in stone in 1086 by William the Conqueror, replacing a wooden Saxon building, was one of the country’s great strongholds. It was destroyed with gunpowder in 1646 by Oliver Cromwell’s sappers.

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Cerne Abbas Giant from Minterne Magna round

The Cerne Abbas Giant also known as the Rude Man is the largest hill figure in Britain and one of only two human representations.

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Dorset Walks

Great Dorset Steam Fair 2013 – Day Out

Dorset’s coast line, with some of Britain’s finest sandy beaches, stretches for about 90 miles from Lyme Regis in the west to Bournemouth in the east. Dorset has a varied landscape featuring broad elevated chalk downs, steep limestone ridges and low lying clay valleys.

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Lulworth Cove – Durdle Door Round

West Lulworth is a small village in the Purbeck district of Dorset and the majority of its dwellings are second homes. West Lulworth is dominated by two hills, Bindon Hill to the east which is a 170m high ridge and has extensive remains of Iron Age earthworks and Hambury Tout to the west.

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Abbotsbury-Chesil Beach-Abbotsbury Castle round

Abbotsbury in West Dorset on the southern coast of England is a large village steeped in history. The village is situated on The Fleet under the limestone hills and behind the famous Chesil Bank.

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