Blogs from Sherborne, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe


Europe » United Kingdom » England » Dorset » Sherborne May 24th 2014

Day 4; 24/05/14 Saturday lunchtime in London we decided to leave for the weekend to go to Dorset to spend the weekend with relatives. What was meant to be a two and a half hour drive south west turned out to be a four hour car journey in a small car stuck in nose to tail traffic most of the way and anyone that knows me well knows how carsick I get so it wasn't pretty. The traffic was due to it being a long weekend and half term also (school holidays). When we arrived it was late , we ate and went to bed early. Day 5; 25/05/14 Sunday we unfortunately had to spend the day in the car for long periods of time also as we drove to the coast. Our first stop was ... read more
Feet in the English Channel
Sherborne Fair
Lyme Regis

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Dorset » Sherborne July 16th 2012

Monday 9th this was a touristy day - the full works at Cheddar Gorge, open-top guided bus tour, a look round two caves, a museum and a walk up Jacob's Ladder and the viewing platform, along one side of the Gorge, down, over the road and up the other side. All this afdter dancing the previous evening and having four hours sleep. The Gorge is fascinating. The caves have links with jenolan Caves, which I'm sure I've been to in Australia, and the Gorge itself inspired Tolkien when he visited here on his honeymoon. The Gorge was formed by the ice cap on the Mendips melting each summer which caused a torrent to rage through the landscape carving Britain's highest inland cliffs. The caves beneath are also fascinating, self-guided with a slightly whimsical audio set. I ... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Dorset » Sherborne June 3rd 2011

Hello to one and all, I doubt this is anyone at this stage because no one has details of this blog. I'm using the small Dorset village I grew up in to give the trip a start and get familiar with the format here. Bear with me, well not yet, but maybe in a American national park (pun intended). I will now attempt to enclose a photo or two to get this on the road.... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Dorset » Sherborne March 29th 2011

Sherborne School will be in Sri Lanka on cricket tour from Saturday 2nd April until Saturday 16th April. We look forward to you following us here over the next few weeks.... read more

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