Durlston Country Park

There are so many places to visit in Dorset. This is another post about day out near Bournemouth. One Sunday, we got plenty of sunshine and decided to go to the south-eastern part of the Isle of Purbeck - some 20 miles (30 kilometres) from Poole. It could be less if we decided to use Sandbanks Ferry (it would only be about 12 miles away), however we decided to drive all the way by car. Durlston Country Park and National…

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West Bay

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Jurassic Coast

West Dorset About one hour drive from Bournemouth to the west there is really beautiful small town West Bay. Trip itself is very nice because West Dorset has amazing scenery; almost all route you will drive up and down hills. Sometimes, from the top of hills, you can see the English Channel and even coastline. West Bay is a small resort town, located to the south from Bridport, about 15 miles from Weymouth, with its own pier, harbour, marina and…

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Abbotsbury Swannery

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Swans, Dorset

Visiting Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset We have visited Abbotsbury Swannery twice; first time at the end of March and the second time in the beginning of May when new swans and other birds just have had the first new babies born. Either of visits were nice and we would go there again even just to have a nice walk around and enjoy this peaceful relaxing place in a company of of these amazing creatures. The Swannery was established by Benedictine…

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