Tagged Jurassic Coast

Picnic Time with Yarn Magazine

Pack up a Picnic!

June and July are the best months for picnics. With any luck you get a run of those glorious hot days when the sky is as blue as jay’s wing and the countryside is green and lush. There are no wasps yet to bother you and the birds are still singing in the woods.

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Yarn Magazine walks in Abbotsbury

Walk: Abbotsbury

Length: about 6 miles • Time: three hours • Terrain: Steepish climbs and descents on tracks that can get muddy; walking on shingle. Sturdy footwear required.

Discover a lovely village once a centre of power for prosperous medieval monks; explore a dramatic prehistoric hill fort; enjoy unsurpassed views of the Jurassic Coast and crunch along the geological phenomenon of Chesil beach.

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Watch a video of dolphins swimming alongside Bridport Gig Club's junior team

Young giggers row with dolphins

Bridport Gig Club’s junior team’s efforts were rewarded this weekend when they were treated to an extraordinary row alongside dolphins, in front of West Bay’s cliffs.

A video, posted to the Bridport Notice Facebook page (which Yarn Magazine runs), was played nearly 10,000 times in under 12 hours. It was shown nearly 30,000 Facebook users in that same time span.

UPDATE: As of 27th July, the video has been played nearly 50,000 times, and has been shared by the likes of Country Living Magazine and the official Visit England tourism page. It has also been featured on various national newspapers’ websites, as well as, we’re told, CBS in America!

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On the trail of the elusive Wood White butterfly. Photograph by Rob Solomon

On the trail of the elusive Wood White butterfly

Hidden amid an unruly wilderness, just a stone’s throw from the bucket and spade charms of Lyme Regis, one of the UK’s rarest butterflies is taking advantage of a disaster zone.

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Broadchurch and its Landscape exhibition, advertised at West Bay, Dorset

Follow The Shed’s Broadchurch Art Trail in West Bay

In the run-up to the ‘Broadchurch and its Landscape’ exhibition at the Salt House, The Shed Photography is displaying a ‘Jurassic Art Trail’ around West Bay.

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