Category: Dorset

Lulworth Cove in Winter

13 March 2021 By ian

For this week’s picture of the week, we walk up a very steep part of the South West Coast Path and then down an even steeper slope to get to Lulworth Cove. Like Durdle Door, this is a scene that’s been painted and drawn countless times so I went up above the cove to get […]

Durdle Door

6 March 2021 By ian

This week’s picture of the week is the world famous Durdle Door. This is a natural arch on the Purbeck section of the Jurassic Coast. When I was a kid we would often be dragged here on a Sunday, in a futile effort by my parents to stop my brother and me falling out. It […]

The Cobb, Lyme Regis

20 February 2021 By ian

This week’s Picture of the Week is this beautifully atmospheric view of one of Dorset’s most famous landmarks. There has been a harbour here in Lyme Regis for well over seven hundred years but the Cobb itself was built in 1824. It’s famous for its starring role in The French Lieutenant’s Woman. I took the […]

Portland Bill Lighthouse

20 January 2021 By ian

This is a drawing from a while ago of one of the Jurassic Coast’s better known landmarks, Portland Bill lighthouse. There has been a lighthouse here since the 18th century but this one was built in 1906. It was automated in 1996 and is now operated from somewhere in Essex. I used Bristol Board for […]