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“Continues to be lovely and thought provoking.”
Review of Tyneham

Ranked #3 of 23 things to do in Wareham
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Continues to be lovely and thought provoking.”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We visited last on Aug 20th, although we have visited many times over the years. It never fails to enthrawl and just be lovely!! We walked down to Worbarrow and sat for a while.The information boards in the properties are interesting and fascinating. We had a lovely day and a lovely picnic. Every time we have been we learn something more.

Visited August 2013
Thank Lovajolly
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Poole, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Day trip”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Visited here for a short visit & thought that was appropriate for my mother & me.Ok for a small visit but those with more energy would, I believe have a more interesting time as the drive down showed glimpses of the sea & cliffs which looked breathtaking & which you can walk down to.Also some reviews seem to suggest that there is a long walk to the village which is incorrect as its a 2 minute walk!

Visited August 2013
2 Thank zippyman1965
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Fareham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The land that time forgot!”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

A hidden gem and free to visit which is rare these days , apart from a contribution in the box for parking. Make a day of it and walk down to Worbarrow Tout, making sure you read the information boards as there is so much history the the village, some of it a bit sad though.

Visited July 2013
Thank Richard B
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West Wickham, Kent
Level 6 Contributor
139 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“And we thought we only needed an hour!!!!”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

We were fortunate that our holiday in Bournemouth coincided with the Village being open for visitors. Having read a book about the evacuation etc we wanted to see just what was there and thought we should probably allow an hour or so. We actually spent nearer four hours and was happy to pay the small donation requested. Plenty of parking available although not ideal for our elderly relative in a wheelchair due to the many slopes - we managed it though! We visited the old farm barn and the kindly provided toilets! A long but lovely walk down to the beach and on the way our granddaughter was delighted to see sheep, cows and even deer in the land around the path. Back to the village and the beautifully restored school and church. One could almost get into the mood of what it must have been like to live here before the MOD took it over and forced the residents to leave. A wonderful and evocative place to visit and we thoroughly recommend for all ages. No cage, no gift shops and no commercialism. Thanks for making it available for us to visit.

Visited August 2013
Thank DennisWestWickham
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Wareham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
Reviewed August 2, 2013

This a fantastic blast into the past,village was taken over during the war by the military the inhabitants were rehoused in wareham. village is only open at weekends & bank holidays plus month of aug car park is by donation suggested at £2.00 amble around the ruin houses school is laid out as it was left then wonder over to the church to read and view the history.
Afterwards have a picnic in the car park or wonder down the marked path to Warborrow beach,3/4 mile walk ( pebbles ) WARNING if going swimming quick drop into deep water, commanding views of the Jurassic coast. at both locations no cafe but there are toilets at tyneham

Visited July 2013
Thank alan h
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