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A step back in time

I first visited Tyneham village over 20 years ago with my children. This time I went with two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great walk to Warbarrow Bay from village

Enjoyed Tyneham village-lots of info and photos in each house, church and school. There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A moderate 3.8 mile stroll along the South West Coast Path around the much-photographed chalk stacks rising spectacularly from the clear water off The Foreland at Studland. The same sea that carved the soft rock into caves and arches also polished...more
Tyneham Village, Tyneham BH20 5DE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited Tyneham village over 20 years ago with my children. This time I went with two grandchildren ages 9 & 11. They were absolutely fascinated by the story of Tyneham, loved the renovated school house. Plenty of space to park. Picnic tables where...More

Thank Rose5860
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed Tyneham village-lots of info and photos in each house, church and school. There are toilets here-they are next to the farm just out of the village on the way to the bay. The walk to the bay is well worth it-easy path and I...More

Thank LeighHampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our morning here. Most of the houses were without their roofs. The church and the schoolhouse were complete and had some good exhibitions in. The attraction itself was free with a donation for parking. There are no toilet facilities, the only downside....More

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Educational and surprising. Nice to imagine people lived there, most of the houses had no roofs, the church was complete and very eerie...doors slammed...gusts of wind ? The barn and theatre was unusual...people came from all around apparently...shame its not still used, although a little...More

Thank lwarden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly Tyneham is a ghost village as the residence were made to leave at the end of the 2nd World War. The village church is still standing with the school house reconstructed for visitors to see, but sadly most of the other buildings are just shells. It's...More

Thank WindyMiller09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to admit I would never have heard about this place had it not been for a hobby of mine which includes GPS and virtual treasure hunting. The drive down seemed to take forever and it can be difficult with large cars trying to...More

Thank Fiona jane W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visited as a kid just after it was opened to the public. The church was being restored then and now the school has also been completed. The rest of the buildings are ruins and you can walk around most (which usually have an information...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great hour or so walking around the village. Shame it’s so crumbled. Good school and church. Great for walkers

Thank GreatFind_Cotswolds
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Nice way to spend an hour or two. Learn a few things along the way and imagine what life could have been like.

Thank jonboy123456
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Using your imagination the easy free trail around the abandoned village ruins is worth while.huge honesty car park and the wide path down to Worbarrow bay.Also toilets and the old farm buildings. I'm sure within 10 years it will be fenced ,tea roomed and turned...More

Thank MATT L
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Pat R
19 June 2016|
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Response from Jenny000000 | Reviewed this property |
i can only concur that navigating the ground between all the abandoned buildings would be difficult/ impossible, however access to the post office row of buildings and the school might well be ok, and would give an... More