2. Dorset: a circular walk from Beaminster to Hooke Park and the Jubilee Way 2018:05:23

Beaminster, an old house with Wisteria
Beaminster, an old house with Wisteria

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Dorset Panorama: Looking over Beaminster towards Lewesdon Hill, and towards the right Beaminster Down
Dorset Panorama: Looking over Beaminster towards Lewesdon Hill, and towards the right Beaminster Down

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Beaminster Panorama
Beaminster Panorama

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A lovely old Dorset house
A lovely old Dorset house

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Yellow  Archangel
Yellow  Archangel

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Wild Garlic
Wild Garlic

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Lilac
Lilac

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Another lovely old thatched Dorset house.
Another lovely old thatched Dorset house.

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Unusual timber building constructed at Hooke Park
Unusual timber building constructed at Hooke Park

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Natural round timber forming a double arch
Natural round timber forming a double arch

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Another unusual roof created with timber in tension
Another unusual roof created with timber in tension

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The bent uprights at the end formed by cutting the round timber into thin layers, but still attached to the log. Perhaps not a very long lasting structure.
The bent uprights at the end formed by cutting the round timber into thin layers, but still attached to the log. Perhaps not a very long lasting structure.

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A ladder mounted on shear legs. That would make a very portable and quick way of sending the Roman troops over a city wall.
A ladder mounted on shear legs. That would make a very portable and quick way of sending the Roman troops over a city wall.

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Dorset panorama, on the edge of Hooke Park
Dorset panorama, on the edge of Hooke Park

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Ferns lining a sunken path
Ferns lining a sunken path

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Make way for the cattle coming past
Make way for the cattle coming past

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Birds foot trefoil
Birds foot trefoil

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Dorset Panorama: Near Burcombe, a valley modified by ancient earthworks
Dorset Panorama: Near Burcombe, a valley modified by ancient earthworks

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Ragged Robin beside the Jubilee Trail
Ragged Robin beside the Jubilee Trail

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Ragged Robin
Ragged Robin

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On the Jubilee Trail,
On the Jubilee Trail,

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On the Jubilee Trail
On the Jubilee Trail

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Dorset Panorama: Mapperton House from the Jubilee Trail, the main house is hidden from view by its wings
Dorset Panorama: Mapperton House from the Jubilee Trail, the main house is hidden from view by its wings

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Dorset Panorama. Ancient farmstead at Gold Hill
Dorset Panorama. Ancient farmstead at Gold Hill

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Panorama Beaminster: from Coombe Down Hill
Panorama Beaminster: from Coombe Down Hill

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Beaminster
Beaminster

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Hollow way at Coombe Down with massive tree roots
Hollow way at Coombe Down with massive tree roots

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Someone has been having fun carving faces in the soft sandstone at Coombe Down
Someone has been having fun carving faces in the soft sandstone at Coombe Down

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Apple Orchard at Coombe Down
Apple Orchard at Coombe Down

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