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Lulworth Military Range | Worbarrow Bay, Wareham, England
+44 1929 404819
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It a good day out

Have been here a few times with the boys they had a good day here agine they like going in to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jason D
via mobile
so interesting

We'd heard about Tyneham at the end of our holiday in Feb but had missed the time it was open so on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Lulworth Military Range | Worbarrow Bay, Wareham, England
+44 1929 404819
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have been here a few times with the boys they had a good day here agine they like going in to the school house and the church and looking in the old houses and reading all about the family that lived in them

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We'd heard about Tyneham at the end of our holiday in Feb but had missed the time it was open so on our return to Dorset in October made sure we knew the days it was open. So very interesting and such a lot of...More

Thank bobjansteward
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting and well worth a visit. A whole village evacuated by government for the purpose of troop training but never given back to the inhabitants when finished with. The Hamilton's..

Thank mark h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visit to suit all ages and abilities. With great views on the drive to the village from all directions there is plenty of parking ( suggested donation) and things to do. The old village and church (with its timeline of the...More

Thank TLPaul
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get such a sense of what has gone before by walking around Tyneham, the school, the cottages and the church. It is so good for children to realise what has happened and take time to read the evidence displayed at different points

Thank tjthomas1504
Reviewed 1 week ago

A moving memorial. Not as well signposted as it might have been. original maps would have been helpful.

Thank sussexspeckledy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A "ghost village" now preserved. Lovely displays in church & schoolroom of how life was then, frozen in time. Amazing wildlife: astonishing what 70 years of noi humans can d to a place! But quite sad, thinking of those who lost their village

Thank rupes_Bath
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a village abandoned in 1943 when taken over by the War Ministry and never returned to the people as it in the middle of Lulworth ranges. The ruins have been tidied up and excellently interpreted. The church and schoolroom have been restored and...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Tyneham not knowing what to expect except some ruins. What a little gem this place is. Yes most of it is just the walls of the cottages but with the plaques on the walls giving you the history of the people that lived...More

Thank Purple182
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Absolutely fascinating place to visit. This is a village requisitioned by the government in 1943 for D Day preparation..all the villagers and those in other parts of the valley had to leave, selling off farm machinery and livestock. There are a few cottages, a house,...More

Thank tansyflower
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8 May 2017|
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Response from jonjonDorset | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its an abandoned war time village