Travel Blogs from Weymouth
... It now includes one of the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pastureland, heathland and forest in south East England. Horse and cattle roam over the hills, roads and in the villages which is really strange to see. What a lovely area though, you could spend a lot of time there investigating the little villages dotted around and wandering through the forest tracks and beside the lakes and streams. And we would have if we ...
I'll keep saying this until I go blue, but there is nothing quite like the beauty on our own doorstep.
Today I went with my auntie down to a little place called Seaton. I can't say its forgotten because the local know its there. Seems like everyone else is more intent on Looe or Newquay, so I'll go with it's semi-forgotten.
The beach is dog friendly and although not rolling yellow sandy dunes, it is made of reasonably soft crushed ...
No chatting at breakfast-- the TV was on. Left at 9.15. Found the way out of town fairly easily--it started uphill on a cross country track through the farmland on a gravel track-rough but no sand-- then followed the little lanes up and up onto the Dorset Downs, to the *********ument at the highest point. It was more ups and downs after the drop down from the top to Bridport. Stopped there for some lunch at Joe's Cafe. I read in the paper about the hailstorms at ...
... 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 ...
... and then take the high path along the cliff face over to West Bay and return. We are to transport our camp down to the "beach", set up camp and then blaze the brazier for our scraps barbie later on. Yes it is a tad on the fresh side but we have enough wood and hot rocks to heat anyone within a radius of 50 metres. The locals come and go, we stay until midnight, pack up and head up the hill for the sack. A great day all ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet