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Fort Henry

| Middle Beach car park, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AX, England
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Historical Site

Well worth a visit. Wartime historical site. Information boards and historical buildings. Stunning... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
SuffolkMayfly
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Suffolk
Historic site

Nice walk along the beach and onto Old Harry Rock. Good stop to take in the fantastic views across... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
davedonaldson
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West Lulworth, United Kingdom
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“awe inspiring” (2 reviews)
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| Middle Beach car park, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AX, England
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Well worth a visit. Wartime historical site. Information boards and historical buildings. Stunning views. Lovely beach. Parked in Middle Beach carpark.

Thank SuffolkMayfly
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Nice walk along the beach and onto Old Harry Rock. Good stop to take in the fantastic views across Studland Bay.

Thank davedonaldson
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Living in Bournemouth for many years I didn’t know Fort Henry existed shamefully! Great walk up from middle beach and great views of the bay. Not much to see as forts go but great info boards!

Thank Stuart C
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit when in the area. Quite a few information boards that tell you about the history and the buildings.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A concrete observation buker says it all. There are Pill Boxes and anti-tank Dragons teeth vloseby which are of more interest.

Thank Pete W
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Just a short walk from middle beach at studland, very interesting part of war history. We were able to walk inside the fort.

Thank Gillian C
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Not much to actually see, however the 2nd world war placements are well maintained and have good information boards.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I'd not heard about this place before but me and my partner came across it whilst out for a walk, very glad we did. It was very interesting and learnt something I didn't previously know about World War Two, that it was used as as...More

Thank Gemmash83
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely diversion with a view across the sea and a Churchill story to go with it. It is but a short distance from the Pig on the Beach

Thank Middlemiss
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I read about this place, just had to see it for myself. Unspoiled and just sitting on the hillside. If I hadn't had read about it, I might have missed the opportunity of walking in and feeling I was walking in Churchill's footsteps.

Thank chereo1038
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Stuart C
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Response from Middlemiss | Reviewed this property |
No but you can look round most of the fortification.
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