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Tyneham Village and Flower's Barrow Walk

Tyneham Village, Tyneham BH20 5DE, England
+44 1752 896237
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We went to tyneham with our relatives and children, it was lovely to walk round and read about all... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Us5always
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England, United Kingdom
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The sleeping village

Heard of this a few months ago so we had to see it. The drive there is beautiful and not... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
ber_sun
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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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
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Tyneham Village, Tyneham BH20 5DE, England
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"firing range"
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We went to tyneham with our relatives and children, it was lovely to walk round and read about all the buildings and who lived there the kids were really interested and it was bigger than we expected, glad we visited

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Heard of this a few months ago so we had to see it. The drive there is beautiful and not disappointed by what we found. Volunteers were there when we arrived who help to keep it ship shape. The plaques on the walls in each...More

Thank ber_sun
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

A bit of a hidden gem for history lovers this one. Check times online as access is not always open but if you have a few hours spare this is well worth a vist.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

What an amazing place to visit, it was fascinating to walk around and read all the history about the village. We were surprised at how many people were there but it was not crowded. Very peaceful and could well imagine living there. We also walked...More

Thank Whitten101
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We were so pleased to find Tyneham Village open for the weekend we were in the area. It's very much worth visiting. We thought the information panels on each house showing the people who lived there very well done, and it was great to see...More

Thank dedicatedtraveller
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We visited on a rainy day with my mother and our dog. This was a village that was compulsorily purchased by the M.O.D during the Second World War as a training area for our troops. The village has extremely informative boards in each building. The...More

Thank Pepster56
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We’ve been here a few times now. There is a suggested donation of £2 to pay for parking. You can walk around the old village that was bombed in the war (really interesting) you can go in the church and play on the piano we...More

Thank Nina S
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day out in the sunshine steeped in history walk around the deserted houses and read about the families followed by a walk to Warbarrow Bay this is a great day out for anyone visiting Dorset.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I visited with my son on a perfect autumn day. The ruins are well cared for with informative panels describing the buildings ' former use and residents. There is good parking and there are many secluded corners with seats or picnic benches around the village...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I've been here afew times with my family it's a shame it's somewhat forgotten but people like me that visit are keeping it alive even if you don't enjoy the history u can have a nice relaxing walk around

Thank Sophie L
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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
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