Portland

The Isle of Portland is a fascinating protuberance connected to Weymouth by a slender causeway, a place full of attractions including its castle, famous lighthouse, and of course its rugged and impressive coastline... Read More

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The Venue Hotel

The Venue Hotel
Dorsetís premier hotel, located on Portlandís historic cliff tops with beautiful panoramic views. Our modern rooms make The Venue Hotel an ideal weekend retreat or perfect venue for weddings and conferences with state of the ... More | visit website

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Canterbury Monks Observe Massive Meteor Event - 1178, Battle of Sevenoaks - 1450, 1st British Life Insurance Policy - 1583, Battle of Chalgrove Field - 1643, Johnson Contracts to Produce His Dictionary - 1746, Battle of Waterloo - 1815, Redcoats Drop Breeches - 1823, Staines Air Disaster - 1972, Battle of Orgreave - 1984
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