Wednesday Walk-Along at Worbarrow

Lost village, beautiful beach, poignant experience ….

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Ramsons (wild garlic) peeping up beside the path to the beachDSC_0211 majestic sweep of Worbarrow Bay DSC_0235 DSC_0238 looking back towards the villageDSC_0237 view from the cliff topDSC_0244back through the woods to Tyneham village ……….
DSC_0264a village that was cleared of its inhabitants just before Christmas in 1943 to use that area for training troops. It must have been SO hard to leave this beautiful place and although the villagers were told they could return after the War, they were never allowed to. After we had walked to the beach we went and explored the village ……… (to be continued)

Here are some more walks to enjoy: Above the River in the Cotswolds, Alistair at Still Walks in Wales, Janette at Green Dragonfly in New Zealand, Melissa at Aran Artisan in Ireland,

11 responses to “Wednesday Walk-Along at Worbarrow

  1. How interesting, yet unfortunate for those villagers to have had to give up life amidst such gorgeous scenery 😦 Thanks for this walk, Sandra… happily viewed vicariously through you 🙂 ♥ ❤

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  4. The images transported me. They are so professional looking and the scenery is stunning. Just thrilled that you linked to me and my Sunday walk 🙂 !

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  5. Oh, those poor villagers – to have to give up such beauty. Why weren’t they allowed to return?

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  6. I went to Tyneham village with my Mum back in the summer. It’s a lovely place. We didn’t make it as far as the beach that day as Little Lady was rather grumpy, but the quaint village was nice to explore. We did have a bit of an adventure trying to find the village though as there aren’t any signposts!

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    • Yes it is a bit hard to find! I will be posting pictures of the village soon – I am looking forward to taking my grandchildren, I think they will be fascinated by the school. Hope you get to the beach next time you go – it really is fabulous!


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