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Pulpit Rock Portland Dorset, Jurassic coast, England

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Pulpit Rock Portland Dorset . My last posting of this year . Another shot of the stunning Dorset Jurassic coast line a really fine county and place to photograph . Living in the West country is a blessing if you love shooting landscapes , from my home in mid south west of Cornwall i can drive to most of it in about two and halve hours , enough material for ten life times let a lone one . Saying that one of my new years ambitions is to spread my wings and travel over seas and different parts…

'Punch & Judy' Show, Weymouth Beach. Wonderful childhood memories of watching Punch and Judy on the beach

'Punch & Judy' Show, Weymouth Beach © Colin Park cc-by-sa/2.0

SY6879 :: 'Punch & Judy' Show, Weymouth Beach, near to Weymouth, Dorset, Great Britain by Colin Park

The Jubilee Clock - Weymouth Dorset, England

The Jubilee Clock - Weymouth Dorset, England

Chesil Beach is located on the South coast of England in the county of Dorset. It is a pebble beach 18 miles long and stretches north-west from Portland to West Bay. For much of its length it is separated from the mainland by an area of saline water called the Fleet Lagoon.

Chesil Beach

A storm beach developed by gravel ridges being driven onshore. Note the lagoon between the storm beach and the low hills of the former coast. Storm waves throw the stones, rounded by constant impact, inland. Wind moves fine material in the same direction but human feet flatten the beach top.

The Isle of Portland viewed from Abbotsbury, looking east along the Chesil Bank, Dorset. One of my favourite views ever!

Beautiful England

Weymouth, Chesil Beach and Abbotsbury Dorset England. Portrait

Chesil Cove, Dorset, England

Chesil Cove

Looking down from near Priory Corner on West Cliff at the southern end of Chesil Beach.

Portland, Dorset, UK
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Can't be standing up here in the cold when there's footie on the telly - I'm gone !

Up here on the top of the Isle of Portland - it was a great sunset, but that wind was coooooold ! Any HDR HDR Sigma 10-20

The Cove House Inn, Chiswell on Isle of Portland,Dorset,England. 2014 awesome picture by Richard Broome

UK storms: Eyewitness accounts from the worst-affected areas

The Cove House Inn, Chiswell on Isle of Portland,Dorset,England. 2014 awesome picture by Richard Broome

Portland Bill Lighthouse , Dorset, England

Portland Bill Lighthouse , Dorset, England

Chesil Beach Dorset

UK beach holidays: guide to the coast and seaside – Dorset

In the first of our British seaside guides, we suggest the best accommodation, restaurants and things to do in Dorset.

The Cove House Inn takes a battering at Chesil Cove, Portland, Dorset 5th February 2014 #Storms

The Cove House Inn takes a battering at Chesil Cove, Portland, Dorset 5th February 2014 #Storms

Portland, Dorset

a little trip to the seaside!

Last week Jazz and I enjoyed a lovely week away in Portland, Dorset, with family and friends. We spent a lot of our time climbing up the rocky hill, which was a stone's throw from our backyard, to admire beautiful views of Chesil Beach's coastline. Although it rained sometimes with occasional fog and strong winds, it didn't dampen our mood at all. When the sun came back out, which was often, Jazz was able to have paddles in the sea with her cousins. For me the slopes were a little too steep…

In Portland, Dorset, a rock stack off the coast, known locally as Pom Pom rock, has been washed away. Local historian Stuart Morris, who photographed the rock before and after its collapse, said: "You are talking about a natural stack that was hundreds of tonnes, totally demolished and broken to pieces by the storm." January 2014

UK storms: Before and after

Stormy weather has wreaked havoc in many places across the country. A combination of high winds, rain and strong waves have battered the coastline and also caused flooding further inland.