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Verne High Angle Battery

New Ground, DT5 1LF, England
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Great walk & views to be enjoyed

Plenty of parking and great walk with beautiful views. Portland had lots of hidden places to... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
stacey c
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Spectacular views of the coast

This walk has lovely views of Weymouth and Portland beaches. Not recommended for people with... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
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New Ground, DT5 1LF, England
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Reviewed 19 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 17 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
Reviewed 30 September 2016

amazing wandering around here to imagine all the goings on many years ago. I wandered around the tunnels and rooms with only my phone torch for company and was quite amazed at the lack of grafitti and litter. It was a bit spooky though and...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good add on to Fanciys farm, great views and great location for butterflies, lots of blues around. Free parking available.

Thank davedonaldson
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The name is self explanatory ,, great as part of a walk on the isle of Portland , the view is fantastic and it's an interesting part of the military connection with Portland

1  Thank Paul S
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