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The Iron Age Poole logboat, Poole Museum

Located in Poole, Dorset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Free museum on Poole Quay. 'The Museum Service manages a large and diverse collection collected over 134 years, and totalling approximately 50,000 objects. They range from archaeology to zoology and cover many aspects of...

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Poole History Centre in the medieval Town Cellars, Poole Quay

Located in Poole, Dorset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

'A treasure house of Poole heritage' located on Poole Quay near Poole Museum and Scaplens Court Museum and Herb Garden. 'Occupying a 600 year-old woolhouse which is located next to Poole Museum, Poole's Local History Cen...

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Sandbanks Beach

Located in Poole, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 2.8 miles away.

Blond sand beach backing onto some of the most expensive property in the UK. The Sandbanks 'chain ferry' crosses the mouth of Poole Harbour connecting Sandbanks Beach with those around Studland Bay...

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South West Coast Path, End

Located in Poole, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 3.3 miles away.

Poole Harbour, in Dorset, is the end (or, yes, the beginning) of the South West Coast Path . 630 mile treck around some of the UK's most spectacular coastline . Begins (or ends) at Minehead in Somerset, close to Exmoor N...

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Studland Bay

Located in Studland, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 4.7 miles away.

Beautiful, very popular bay in east Dorset. Runs from Old Harry Rocks to its south around to Shell Bay to the north. There are numerous beaches along the coastline here: South Beach, Middle Beach, Knoll Beach. Plenty of...

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Middle Beach, Studland Peninsula

Located in Studland, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 4.9 miles away.

One of the many beaches along the coastline at Studland Bay...

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Bournemouth Beach

Located in Bournemouth, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 5.1 miles away.

Bournemouth has approximately seven miles of sandy beaches running from Christchurch in the east to Sandbanks in the west. A popular tourist destination. Bournemouth is located to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 95 mil...

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The Purbeck Way and Purbeck Way West

Located in Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 5.5 miles away.

A series of long distance trails on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. The Purbeck Way runs from Wareham either south via Corfe Castle to the coast at Chapman's Pool or east via Corfe Castle to Ballard Down and Point. The Pu...

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Old Harry Rocks

Located in Studland, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 5.6 miles away.

Distinctive chalk outcrops to the south of Studland Bay. At the east end of the Purbeck Hills and a short walk from Ballard Down and Point. On the South West Coast Path . Visible from parts of Swanage Beach and Swanage B...

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Ballard Down and Point

Located in Swanage, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 5.8 miles away.

Along with Old Harry Rocks, the eastern end of the Purbeck Hills. The Purbeck Way runs along its edge with super views south and south west across Swanage Bay and Swanage Beach. Walking from Ballard Point around to Old H...

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Corfe Castle

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 5.9 miles away.

Dramatic ruins close to the Dorset coastline. Corfe Castle was partially ruined during the English Civil War. In 1646, the castle was betrayed to the attacking Parliamentarians by a member of its own Roylaist garrison. C...

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Wimborne Minster

Located in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 6.0 miles away.

Home to the second largest chained library in the UK. 'The greater part of the Church, as we know it today, was built by the Normans between 1120 and 1180' (source: Wimborne Minster website, link provided). A Nunnery was...

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Corfe Castle St Edward King and Martyr Church

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 6.0 miles away.

Church in middle of village close to Corfe Castle. 'Edward The Martyr King Of Wessex Treacherously Stabbed At Corves Gate In AD 978 By His Stepmother Elfrida'. Church rebuilt in the mid-nineteenth century...

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Corfe Castle Model Village and Tea Room, Dorset

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 6.0 miles away.

Model village showing how Corfe Castle and Corfe Castle village looked in the middle of the seventeenth century before the English Civil War. 'Set in an acre of landscaped gardens, we are the ideal place for a lazy few h...

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Corfe Castle Museum, Dorset

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 6.0 miles away.

The smallest town hall building in England. Local museum exploring the history of Corfe Castle and its village from prehistoric times to modern day. On the Isle of Purbeck within the Purbeck Hills...

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The Priest's House Museum and Garden

Located in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 6.0 miles away.

Local museum in Dorset . 'The Museum tells the story of East Dorset from prehistoric to modern times. With hands-on activities in the Archaeology, Childhood and East Dorset Villages galleries, there is plenty to do and s...

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Walford Mill Crafts

Located in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 6.4 miles away.

Local arts and crafts centre in Wimborne Minster. The mill itself was operational until 1966 and is thought to date back to the sixteenth century (source: Walford Mill Crafts website, link provided)...

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Swanage Steam Train

Located in Swanage, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 6.5 miles away.

'Dorset's premier standard gauge preserved steam railway'. Six miles of track. Passes Corfe Castle and the Isle of Purbeck (a peninsula in Dorset. Not, oddly, an 'isle')...

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Swanage Bay

Located in Swanage, Dorset, South West England, England

Approximately 6.8 miles away.

One of many exceptionally beautiful bays on the east Dorset coastline*. Part of the Isle of Purbeck, Swanage Beach looks out across the bay. Visitors can take boat trips out into the bay and beyond, for example from Swan...

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