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May 2018: The Somerset Levels

The Somerset Levels are one of Britainís less well-known jewels. Delineated by the Mendips to the north, Bridgwater Bay to the west, and the Quantocks ...More
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Golden Cap, Dorset

Golden Cap is located on the Dorset Coast and is part of the only
natural World Heritage Site in England, the Jurassic Coast. The
highest point on Englandís south coast, Golden Cap lies between
Bridport and Lyme Regis. The site forms part of the Jurassic Coast and
is owned by the National Trust. Golden Cap is 191 meters high and
offers spectacular views from the coastal path which gives a 30 minute
walk to the top. There are many fossilised ammonites and belemnites to
be found at Golden Cap, and the site is home to a rich variety of
wildlife in the rock pools below the cliffs.

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Other Dorset Naturals

Durdle Door
Jurassic Coast
Portland Bill
Purbeck Hills
Old Harry Rocks
Lyme Bay
Cranborne Chase
Lulworth Cove
Chesil Beach
Poole Harbour
Lyme Bay
Brownsea Island
River Axe
Blackmore Vale
Marshwood Vale
Studland
Melbury Beacon and Melbury Down

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How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children. - Charles Darwin
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On this day:
Bolton Massacre - 1644, First indoor swimming pool opens - 1742, First Isle of Man TT Race - 1907
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