The Big Map of Dorset

A hand drawn, to scale map of the county of Dorset. Recording a simple selection to only include earthworks, woodland, water, roads, tracks and settlement. ***Now property of Dorset County Museum*** It creates a different perspective of the landscape as it highlights historical activity and merges it with what exists today. It is correct at … Continue reading The Big Map of Dorset

Gussage Down

In the north east corner of Dorset sits the ancient landscape of Cranborne Chase. High on it’s chalk hills, wander through the spiritual environments scattered with Bronze Age barrows. Explore the large earthworks of an Iron Age settlement to then join the footsteps of Roman soldiers on Ackling Dyke. Distance:  6.5 miles/10.5 km Duration: 3 … Continue reading Gussage Down