WAREHAM QUAY

Wareham town, situated on the river frome, just on the fringes of the
Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. A Saxon town surrounded by ancient town
walls, earth ramparts believed to have been constructed by Alfred the
Great in the 9th century. This image is of one of the town's best features,
the Quay.  You can visit the market which is held on the square every
Saturday, or you can get a boat trip along the beautiful river Frome.

Illustration of Wareham Quay

OLD HARRY ROCKS

Situated at Handfast Point on the Isle of Purbeck, Old Harry Rocks marks the most easterly point of the Jurassic Coast, the UK’s only natural UNESCO World heritage site. It consists of three chalk formations, including a stack and a stump and is possible named after a notorious Poole pirate called Harry Paye,
who, as legend has it, hid his ship behind the rocks to await passing
merchants to raid.

WEYMOUTH QUAY

A seaside town situated in Dorset on the river Wey. It is believed to be
the port where the Black Death first arrived in England in 1348. The town
was also a major departure point for the Normandy Landings during the Second World War. This image is a view across the river towards the older
part of the town.

illustration of Weymouth Quay
Illustration of Corfe Castle

CORFE CASTLE

Corfe Castle is a village in the Isle of Purbeck on the South coast of Dorset.
The castle itself was built by William the Conquerer in the 11th century, and was
one of the first Castle to be built using stone. Most castles of the time were built
using timber and earth.