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Lulworth Military Range | Worbarrow Bay, Wareham, England
+44 1929 404819
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I fasinating piece of English and world war 2 history very well done. It gives an insite of how people lived in yjat time and the power of the governmena war situation.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the ideal day to make a visit but as weekends are the only permitted time we had no choice, rain accepted! This village is a must if in the area, so sad to see, especially the school with the children's names written above their...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite enjoying many holidays here as a child, I have never visited this village, and neither had my elderly Mother. A fascinating wander around a strangely atmospheric place.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Paleflier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing find so interesting went with Grandchildren during summer holidays. They really enjoyed reading about the families that had to leave their village never to return. Our eldest granddaughter had learnt about 2nd world War at school this year and this trip added to her...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will need to check when the military are firing as not all roads and beaches are open when they are training. Weekends are usually ok. The Tyneham village is very small and has a large car park where a suggested £2 donation is requested....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Keith R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to visit on a lovely sunny day. We went quite early, and it was very atmospheric to walk round without crowds. It’s a fascinating place and I liked the fact there were information boards telling the stories of some of the people...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Lovely place to visit on a sunny day, not sad as much as nostalgic & interesting to see how they lived all those years ago & how small they were ! Ceilings must have been so low judging on the 2nd floor fireplaces ! Spent...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

A great day out to the village of Tyneham. It was moving and sad to experience the desolation of the village and to picture how it had been before being commandeered by the army. Information was excellent as was the walk by the sea.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tallis
Reviewed August 31, 2019

Im a local and this is my favourite place in Dorset. The village is so interesting. Have your lunch here then take a walk down to the sea, you will not be disappointed. Only £2 to park but add more as the money goes to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

Fascinating place for a visit, the history there is amazing (and quite sad) and the experience of running around the ruins is fabulous for kids. The walk down to the bay is well worth the effort as it is a spectacular place.

Date of experience: August 2019
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william f
April 4, 2019|
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Response from WalkLeader | Reviewed this property |
Hello William According to the Tyneham website (tynehamopcdotorgdotuk) the valley's marked paths and the village "museum" buildings should be safely open on 19th April. This information is from the calendar image for April... More
January 16, 2019|
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Response from WalkLeader | Reviewed this property |
Not on either of the times when I have visited ~ nor in the car park on the ridge.
January 15, 2019|
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Response from Dave558899 | Reviewed this property |
Yes also a vast field I have heard there is a walk to a beach As well I haven't explored that bit yet