Kilwood Nature Reserve

Great to return to East Creech and the wonderful DWT Kilwood Nature Reserve. Located at the edge of the chalk ridge that runs through the Isle of Purbeck the reserve backs onto Norden Heath and was formerly used as an area of coppiced woodland. Actually Read More …

Coast Encounters

Another glorious sunny and warm day – we really have been lucky to have picked the best couple of weeks of the year to head down south. In contrast to up north the parched landscape suggests its been a good summer in the south of Read More …

Scratch Arse Ware and the Jurassic Coast

One of our favourite areas along the South-West Coast path the stretch west of Durlston Country Park taking in the outskirt of Langton Matravers and Scratch Arse Ware is a superb area of meadows, sea-cliffs and former quarries. Supposedly on the increase the distinctive Roesel’s Read More …

Creech Barrow

We’ve been fortunate enough to stay at East Creech on several occasions over the past few years and having woken up to the sight of Creech Barrow dominating the horizon to the north curiosity finally got the better of us. At 637ft high the highest Read More …

Kimmeridge Bay

One of the more accessible areas of the Jurassic Coast, Kimmeridge has a well deserved reputation for being amongst the best areas of the country for fossil hunting with Ammonites being especially common. We found this one in the mudstone along the shore. Strange to Read More …