Dorset and Hampshire are two beautiful counties in the south of England, known for their stunning landscapes, historic sites, and charming coastal towns. Here are some places to visit while traveling in a campervan in these areas:
- Jurassic Coast: This UNESCO World Heritage Site spans 95 miles of stunning coastline, offering picturesque cliffs, fossil-rich beaches, and unique rock formations like Durdle Door and Old Harry Rocks.
- Lulworth Cove: Visit this picturesque horseshoe-shaped cove, located near Durdle Door. It’s a great spot for swimming and taking in the coastal scenery.
- Corfe Castle: Explore the ruins of Corfe Castle, a historic medieval fortress with a rich history. The nearby village of Corfe is also worth a visit.
- Weymouth: Enjoy the sandy beach and vibrant seafront of Weymouth, as well as attractions like the Sealife Centre and Nothe Fort.
- Lyme Regis: This charming seaside town is famous for its fossils, historic harbor, and the Cobb, a stone pier featured in Jane Austen’s novel “Persuasion.”
- Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens: Wander through these beautiful gardens with exotic plants and enjoy stunning views of the Jurassic Coast.
- Thomas Hardy’s Cottage: Visit the birthplace of the renowned English author, Thomas Hardy, and explore the surrounding countryside that inspired his novels.
- Cerne Abbas Giant: See the famous chalk figure of a giant carved into the hillside near the village of Cerne Abbas.
- New Forest National Park: Explore the ancient woodlands, heathlands, and picturesque villages of the New Forest, and keep an eye out for the free-roaming ponies and deer.
- Winchester: Visit the historic city of Winchester, with its medieval cathedral, Great Hall, and quaint streets lined with shops and cafes.
- Portsmouth Historic Dockyard: Discover the maritime history of the UK at this impressive attraction, which includes the HMS Victory, HMS Warrior, and the Mary Rose Museum.
- Beaulieu: Explore the Beaulieu estate, home to the Beaulieu Palace House, the National Motor Museum, and beautiful gardens.
- Southampton: Visit the SeaCity Museum, Tudor House and Garden, and the city’s maritime history attractions.
- Jane Austen’s House Museum: Located in Chawton, this museum is dedicated to the life and works of the famous author Jane Austen.
- The South Downs: This national park offers excellent opportunities for hiking, cycling, and enjoying the rolling hills and scenic landscapes.
Both Dorset and Hampshire offer a range of campgrounds and caravan parks suitable for campervans, so be sure to plan your accommodations in advance. Enjoy your campervan adventure in these beautiful counties!
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