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Photographers delight.

A nice visit. Peaceful and a pleasure to be there. Have taken lots of photo’s, both in the sunshine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gibbo7189
Dramatic views

Looking seaward from here you can clearly see the dramatic race which is trial for most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
denerik2015
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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A varied 4.7 mile walk classed as Moderate along the South West Coast Path as it heads along the east coast of Portland, passing great scenery, historical forts and old quarry workings. Many of the paths around Portland Bill are accessible for...more
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New Ground Car Park | Portland, Weymouth DT5 1LF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice visit. Peaceful and a pleasure to be there. Have taken lots of photo’s, both in the sunshine and not so sunny days.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gibbo7189
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking seaward from here you can clearly see the dramatic race which is trial for most sailors. Lovely spot to take a stroll from

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank denerik2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited church ope cove for a week, and totally fell in love with the island.. we spent the whole week touring around on buses and walking and it felt completely like home, there is something really special about looking down over chesil beach in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jodie H
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Apart from a car park which is hell bent on ripping you off this is a great place to go to for the views. Just have a wander round and admire the rock formations. Very windy!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LandSd
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Drove to the lighthouse and were planning to go up it but spent too long enjoying the views, climbing over the rocks and sitting in the cafe. Visited on a cold sunny Autumn day and surprised how warm it was here in the sheltered rocks....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy_B_Solihull
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Excellent for walking, sailing cycling and site seeing, lots of interesting paths, hills and old structures

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carson S
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Well worth going across to Portland just for the views, but there is quite a lot of history on the way round and the view along Chesil Beach is stunning

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike W
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Always visited the lighthouse as a little girl with family in late 60’s early 70’s....visited May 2018.... beautiful

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PDM1962
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The New Ground Car Park charges 24 hours a day for 365 days of the year. Incredible but true ! This car park even charges blue badge holders Unbelievable but true ! This is the only car park that I know of that seeks to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 23 September 2018

A great afternoon spent here. lovely views of the sea and walks along the cliffs. Gift shop and great cafe where you could sit outside and have a sandwich or a meal. local crab sandwich was delicious though a bit pricey. But would recommend them!!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank debellis1953
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stacey54321
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Response from Lincoln_PETE7904 | Reviewed this property |
The circular walk if you do it is free. The only place you have to pay to enter is the lighthouse and the car park if you use it. The path is reasonably good all round, but could be slippery when wet, I would suggest good... More
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