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Lulworth Cove – Dorset, England

Rosie Andre

Whilst in England, we decided to spend a day at the seaside to see what the south of England has to offer. We drove for around 2 hours until we reached Lulworth Cove. We took the scenic route to get there which passed through lots of beautiful bright yellow rape seed fields and small towns & villages. I miss the English countryside as it is different to the French 'paysage'. In France it's all vineyards & olive trees, whereas in England there are fields of animals and crops. Living in England, I never thought I would miss it, but I do.

We parked up, ate our packed lunch of bagels, strawberries, crisps & chocolate - yummy! We then got an ice cream for dessert from the Marshfield Farm Ice Cream shop. The chocolate & fudge ones were delicious! From there we walked down through the small village to the pebble beach, passing another ice cream parlour, a fish & chip shop and a cute café.

It was such a beautiful view with the cove giving us panoramic views of white cliffs, clear water and a couple of boats bobbing up and down. We walked along the beach whilst trying not to fall on the uneven pebbles - I'm such a grandma! We stopped around half way around to take some photographs. The pebbles were beautifully coloured, bright whites, gorgeous greys, subtle blues & some muted oranges thrown in for good measure.

After enjoying the view for some time, we walked back across the beach looking for fossils - which would be good fun with kids! We found several small ones, but I think you can do a fossil tour to be shown lots more. We then looked around the shops and saw the funnily named "Jurassic Dark" beer. We then drove around to Durdle Door.

Read my blog post about Durdle Door here..

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