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Nothe Fort

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A stunning viewpoint on the southern entrance to Weymouth Harbour. It is possible to see the white chalk cliffs to the east (known as White Nothe and part of the Jurassic Cast that extends along most of the Dorset coast), the Isle of Portland and Portland Harbour to the south, tho Old Harbour of Weymouth to the east and Weymouth Bay and the famous sands to the north.

The safe waters of Weymouth Bay have been chosen as the venue for the sailing events of the 2012 Olympic Games.

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A: Weymouth Town Centre

摄影师Simon Nobes, 距离此处720远

Weymouth's busy St Mary Street. Just a few yards from the famous white sands, this scene shows part o...

Weymouth Town Centre

B: Outside of Wyke Regis Church, Weymouth

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Outside of Wyke Regis Church, Weymouth

C: Chesil Beach Portland England

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Chesil Beach is an 18 mile long pebble beach that runs from West Bay to Portland in the west of Dorse...

Chesil Beach Portland England

D: The kids playing on Chesil beach

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The kids playing on Chesil beach

E: Chesil Beach

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Chesil Beach

F: The Verne Prison

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"The Verne" Prison is a mens prison on Portland Island in Dorset. It was built in 1949 and is a catag...

The Verne Prison

G: St George Church

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St George's is a redundant church, situated on The Isle of Portland it was finished in 1766.It's situ...

St George Church

H: St George Portland

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St George's is a redundant church, situated on The Isle of Portland it was finished in 1766. Unfortun...

St George Portland

I: Pennsylvania Castle

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View from the fromt of Pennsylvania Castle in Portland Dorset. The castle was built in 1800 and was p...

Pennsylvania Castle

J: The View From White Nothe

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The view from White Nothe - a chalk cliff situated to the east of Weymouth Bay in Dorset, within the ...

The View From White Nothe

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