I still haven’t worked out who I want to be or what I want to do when I grow up, so on this blog please join me while I try and work it out while keeping child-like creativity alive!  Find home and fashion inspiration; travel and days out; photography, writing and more. Have fun looking around 🙂

 

00

Pilsden Pen

An Iron Age hillfort near Bridport in Dorset

Despite being on the big road map, this place was really hard to find and I’d recommend you borrow an ordnance survey if you don’t know the area. But don’t even bother with young children or walking disabilites. We parked in a small layby, then we crossed the road, clambered over a style and climbed up an incredibly steep hill to get to the top. Honestly, if I was in a warring tribe or a Roman, I’d get half way up and then turn round and go home again. I’m pretty sure there was a plaque at the top that said this was the highest point in Dorset. Don’t let this put you off though, my 7 year old managed it without too much complaining!

But it is so worth it! You can see for miles and miles around in all directions. Typically it was a misty cloudy day when went (!) but we could still see a decent view. It was the perfect spot for some kite flying. Though if I’m honest, virtually every one we went to was the perfect spot for kite flying!

There were double banks and ditches, from what I could make out and a massive flat enclosure at the top; so wide that this was about the only one we didn’t bother walking right the way accross. If you enjoy hill walking and breathtaking views, then this is the place for you.

UK,
00no comment

Other posts you may like:

jack o'lantern blaze
Visiting the Jack o’lantern Blaze & wearing my new purple coat
October 30, 2018
We couldn’t be in America without visiting a Halloween event, could we? Friends recommended the Jack o’lantern Blaze at Croton-on-Hudson in New York, and we were lucky enough to get tickets. This event sells out weeks beforehand, but I think I happened to be online when a new batch was released for an 8:30pm time slot on Tuesday. So I bought the tickets in a bit of a panic, but didn’t really know what it was I was buying them for!…
Beach holiday in Lanzarote
A week in Lanzarote for a Canary Islands winter sun holiday
December 7, 2018
The all-round plan for this holiday was to do as little as possible. Everyone in the family agreed, but admittedly, all had slightly different versions in our minds of what ‘doing nothing’ actually meant! We have never had a holiday like this. In the past it’s all been road trips and busy sight-seeing adventures and after an exhausting week exploring Rome and Venice earlier in the year, we thought we were due a relaxing time away for a change….

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Instagram did not return a 200.