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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The Battle of Basing - 0871, 1st British Colonists reach New Zealand - 1840, Spanish Steamer Sinks SS Northfleet - 1873, Battle of Isandlwana - 1879, Queen Victoria dies - 1901, Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's 1st Labour PM - 1924, BBC Broadcasts 1st live Football Commentary - 1927, Public Sector Strike Begins - 1979, Space Invaders Hit UK - 1979
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