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Verne High Angle Battery

New Ground, DT5 1LF, England
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Well worth finding!

Once you find the car parks at the top of the hill there is lots to see and explore... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Bath, United Kingdom
Interesting history

Terrific views, good walks and some really interesting history. Lots of parking available. in the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Jan R
Yateley, United Kingdom
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New Ground, DT5 1LF, England
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Once you find the car parks at the top of the hill there is lots to see and explore, great views over Chesil beach, The Verne fort ramparts, old railway bridges and inclines and the High Angle Battery. The dedicated explorer will go online to...More

Thank BNA20152015
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Terrific views, good walks and some really interesting history. Lots of parking available. in the old quarry there is also lots of wildlife. But overall the plaques explaining the history of the battery really worth a visit.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Excellent views and packed with history. Well worth a visit and a walk around. Lots of plaques explaining all the history. It's quite amazing.

Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Plenty of parking and great walk with beautiful views. Portland had lots of hidden places to explore and come enjoy the isle.

Thank stacey c
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This walk has lovely views of Weymouth and Portland beaches. Not recommended for people with walking difficulties as some parts has no steps or the steps are very steep. It would have been nice to explore inside but it was shut unfortunately. Not sure whether...More

1  Thank dimples_djls
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Ended up going into this area as took the wrong turning on a round about - however it was very interesting, lovely views and easy to park.

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Love place to visit, we went to isle of Portland for short period, enjoyed all the island. Many beautiful places to visit

Thank md.shaha r
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It was easily accessable via a very windy zig zag road , it had lovely views over chesil beach , Portland harbour Weymouth and wake Regis

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Insteresting area with a sign explaining what it was all about - only disappointing thing was that it isn't open to explore he tunnels - just walking around the outside area which is lovely on a nice day- the weather does come in quickly though...More

Thank Dorothy_Newfie_lover
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with my wife for a quick look, as we enjoy old abandoned places (well I do anyway!). Was good for a nice short walk, and poking around in the tunnels which are open. Got me interested in the history of this and the adjoining...More

Thank Richie08
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