Remains of a Bronze Age stone circle, built about 4,000 years ago.
- Grid reference: SY577878
- Location: 2 miles north of Abbotsbury, 1 mile along a footpath off a minor road to Hardy Monument.
- Access information: Free access at all reasonable times. Parking is very limited but there are afew spaces on the verge near the entrance to Gorwell Farm.
Large human figure cut into the chalk hill above the village of Cerne Abbas.
One of Britain's most majestic ruins. Extensive castle remains in a strategic position in the Purbeck Hills.
Iron Age hillfort at the western end of the chalk ridge, overlooking the Marshwood Vale. The hollows in the interior are probably the remains of Iron Age grain storage pits. ...
Former Cistercian Abbey founded 800 years ago, now a family run estate. Magnificent building and gardens.
Spectacular Iron Age hillfort overlooking the Blackmore Vale. The locations of Iron Age huts can be seen in the interior, and there is an earlier Neolithic long barrow inside the fort too. ...
Hardy Monument and Black Down
Monument erected 1844 in memory of Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, Flag-Captain of HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. ...
Iron Age hillfort containing smaller Roman fort in one corner, built at the time of the Roman conquest. ...
The most massive Iron Age hillfort in Europe with high and complex ramparts.
Prehistoric stone circle, constructed about 4,000 years ago. The circle is made up of nine stones of varying sizes and is now surrounded by trees.
Osmington White Horse
Chalk hill figure of horse and rider created in 1808. The rider represents King George III, a regular visitor to Weymouth.
Iron Age Hillfort with amazing views over the Marshwood Vale to the south and the Axe Valley to the north. On a clear day, look out for the Quantock Hills and Dartmoor too!
St Catherine’s Chapel
14th Century chapel on the hill south of Abbotsbury village. The chapel was used as a lighthouse and has a small turret.
The Jurassic Coast was the first natural World Heritage Site to be designated in the UK, and stretches from Exmouth in the East Devon AONB through to Poole Harbour.