Parson’s Barn is a large sea-level cavern below the main cliff and the waves have cut arches through the base of the stacks and this results in the ghostly pealing of bells still being heard in severe gales. Locals say this eerie noise is from a ship carrying bells for a church in Poole that sank because of the crew’s blasphemy.
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Is this a sea monster raising it’s head off the Purbeck coast? No just another rock.
Sandbanks Ferry is a vehicular chain ferry which crosses the entrance of Poole Harbour. The route runs from Sandbanks to Studland and in doing so connects the coastal parts of the towns of Bournemouth and Poole with Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck. This avoids a 25 mile journey by road.