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Parsons Barn

Picture by Joimson

Picture by Joimson

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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Sea Monster?

Picture by Ian Usher

Picture by Ian Usher

Is this a sea monster raising it’s head off the Purbeck coast?  No just another rock.

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The Village Duck Pond

Picture by eNil

Picture by eNil

This picture postcard view is the village duck pond at Worth Matravers and is a regular feature on postcards of the Isle of Purbeck.

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Video by swanageexperience

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.

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