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.
Length: about two miles. Time: An hour or so and time for a walk along the beach. Terrain: level village paths and lanes in the village, a steepish climb and walking on shingle.
The thatched cottages and sleepy lanes of Burton Bradstock today still hold clues to its once thriving industrial heritage
UPDATED: Good news – the mess has now been cleared up. Good work by National Trust volunteer Bill Holden and National Trust Rangers Nick Tarrier and Rowan Thompson. Thanks to Brendan Buesnel at Buesnel Photography for the copyrighted picture (reused with his permission).