• The Great Globe at Durlston Country Park, Dorset

    The Great Globe at Durlston Park ©ThePinkHouseLulworth

    Constructed of Portland stone the Great Globe is one of the largest stone spheres in the world, It weights about 40 tonnes, is 3 metres wide and stands within Durlston Country Park, a 280 acre country park and nature reserve, stretching along the coastline south of Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. The Park is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site

  • steam train to swanage

    swanage steam train from Wareham Dorset

    From Wareham it is now possible to take The Swanage Railway – one of Britain’s most popular heritage railways with steam trains running from the Park & Ride at Norden , Corfe Castle and Swanage.        Art © Teresa Rogers