18th birthday tour, day 3 - Boscombe and Swanage July 30th 2019 With a nice, warn day in prospect, Helen and Anna decided to join Amelia, Gareth and Catherine on the beach, swimming and sunbathing, whilst I visited the Swanage steam railway which runs from just north of Corfe Castle to Swanage. For reasons which will become clear, this day will be henceforth known as the 'Initial car parking machine contretemps'.
The car park at Norden, at the north end of ... read more
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