Birkin House

Stinsford, Dorchester, Dorset, England, DT2 8QD, United Kingdom | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Dorchester

The Jurassic Coast

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

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... blue water. Mandy and Charlie had got there before us and were down on the beach in their togs having been for a swim. They said the water was VERY cold. The shapes of the rocks and cliffs are fantastic and tell the history of the planet. We will do some more exploring tomorrow. In the meantime some effort went into getting the vehicle level enough to sleep. Although still not ideal we found some blocks and got it as close as we ...

Beauty on the doorstep

A travel blog entry by pieceofparadise

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... and its got a lovely seaview. There is a beach river which kids can take a dinghy down to the sea whilst adults enjoy the view which extends around the coast to show a little island just down the coast.


If you need refreshments go to the Wave bar which serves local fish specialities and does take away.

I would write more, but I spent more time enjoying the sudden sunshine than I did exploring- and so should you! Go and explore!
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Dorchester to Musbury 40m. 64k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

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... them right for being so unfriendly!! After Bridport the going got harder with longer and steeper hills, a lot of which I walked up. The longest was from Wooton Fitzpaine ; while I was walking I saw three deer quite close looking over the hedge. I left the No2 for the No52 for a couple of miles, then turned down a tiny lane towards Musbury. This went along the ridge for a while, then plunged downhill towards the village. It must have been at least 1in3 and I was ...

Hordle to Dorchester. 42m + 12m by train 66k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

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... up to the horrible main road, as every track was a No Cycling area. The road was long and hilly through Bournemouth and Poole, eventually finding the road to Sandbanks and the ferry . Bournemouth must be the most cyclist-unfriendly town I have ever come across! Crossing the ferry to the Isle of Purbeck, I thought I would be able to make good progress. However this proved to be the reverse. A cyclist ...

Lights are on, Hugh's not at home

A travel blog entry by waynelucas

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... for a rudimentary trailer pulled by tractor to escort you to the farmhouse location. Met and shown to a yurt where we receive arrival beverages along with canapés, all good, we have to be in the barn house at a set time but are welcome to explore the close environs with another arrival drink and canapés. We are able to go into the room / kitchen where many of his program's have been shot, such a simple farm ...

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Location

This hotel, located on Stinsford, Dorchester, is near The Dinosaur Museum, Dorset County Museum, Hardy's Cottage, and Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.
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