In summers that have been…

I sit beside the fire and think of all that I have seen, of meadow-flowers and butterflies in summers that have been; Of yellow leaves and gossamer in autumns that there were, with morning mist and silver sun and wind upon my hair. J.R.R. Tolkein Lord of The Rings 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 …