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October 2016: Isle of Purbeck

Why the Isle of Purbeck? Visitors to these shores, and we Britons likewise, far too often limit our trip horizons to the big stuff: cities ...More
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County Town: Taunton
Population: 459,100
Area: 3451 sq km 1332 sq miles
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