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Salisbury Cathedral is one of the finest buildings to be found anywhere in England. The story of how it came to be built is as fascinating as the cathedral itself.
Portsmouth, in England, is a city that has a notable stretch of coastline. Among the highlights of Portsmouth and Southsea is the Millennium Promenade. This promenade stretches from the historic dockyards to Clarence Pier at Southsea.
The New Forest is an area of southern England that has many attractions for the visitor, although he or she must not expect to spend all their time surrounded by trees.
The south coast of England has some intriguing history and is a wonderful place to visit and Southampton can be your launching point for a superb time as there are many places to see in and around this historic city. It is overall a clean city surrounded by lush English greenery.
The chalk hills of southern England are renowned for a number of figures cut into the turf, mostly in the shape of horses. However, some of the figures are very different in nature, and Dorset’s Cerne Giant must surely count as the most remarkable.
A brief History Of Portchester Castle in Hampshire, United Kingdom
Brownsea is the largest of several islands in Dorset’s Poole Harbour (reputed to be the world’s second largest natural harbour after Sydney) and it is the most prominent in that it sits closest to the harbour mouth. When walking along the harbour shore, or the Quay at Poole, its f...
Regicide and Revolution, wicked step mothers , imprisoned Princess and knights starved to death. It is Game of thrones on the Jurassic Coast. A brief history of Corfe Castle.
A trip to the Isle of Wight's south coast was well timed.
The church in the small village of Stinsford, near Dorchester, Dorset, was the parish church with which Thomas Hardy’s family had a long connection. It is where his heart is buried.
Lovers of Thomas Hardy’s novels and poems are fortunate in that they can visit four places in Dorset that were highly significant to his life story, all within a few miles of each other. This article describes the two houses in which he lived at the beginning and the end of his life...
Isle of Wight is an island of tourist attractions where you can spend a holiday with your family. It is worth visiting including the old Steam Railway at Havenstreet.
Gird up your loins and go visit Salisbury and the inviting countryside all around. There are many historic places to visit.. Old Sarum, Boxhill, Salisbury Cathedral.. tempting tea and cake shoppes, local cheese makers..all this and more will make it a memorable visit.
There are a few beautiful places that you can visit whilst taking a holiday on the Isle of Wight. Here are a few of them.
Mystery has always surrounded Silbury Hill, the largest artificial chalk mound in Europe, located near Marlborough and Avebury in Wiltshire. Recent excavations shed new light but only deepen the mystery.
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