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Memorable place to visit

I've visited the abandoned village of Tyneham several times when visiting the Lulworth Army Ranges... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
George L
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London, United Kingdom
Interesting and thought provoking

We visited this deserted village on a very wet day, on the recommendation of our b and b owners and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Cindy B
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Woking, England, United Kingdom
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A moderate 3.8 mile stroll along the South West Coast Path around the much-photographed chalk stacks rising spectacularly from the clear water off The Foreland at Studland. The same sea that carved the soft rock into caves and arches also polished...more
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Tyneham Village, Tyneham BH20 5DE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've visited the abandoned village of Tyneham several times when visiting the Lulworth Army Ranges (only open to the public at weekends and holidays). It's well worth visiting to see the remains of what was once a small village forcibly evacuated by the military during...More

Thank George L
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this deserted village on a very wet day, on the recommendation of our b and b owners and we are very glad we did. The information as walked round the ruined cottages, into the church with its poignant message and the schoolroom, was...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This village is fascinating. And there was a lot more to see than I thought they’d be. There is a row of houses and you can how tiny they were. And even though the day was warm, they were really cool inside as the walls...More

Thank GabriellaN957
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I first visited Tyneham village over 20 years ago with my children. This time I went with two grandchildren ages 9 & 11. They were absolutely fascinated by the story of Tyneham, loved the renovated school house. Plenty of space to park. Picnic tables where...More

Thank Rose5860
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Enjoyed Tyneham village-lots of info and photos in each house, church and school. There are toilets here-they are next to the farm just out of the village on the way to the bay. The walk to the bay is well worth it-easy path and I...More

Thank LeighHampshire
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We really enjoyed our morning here. Most of the houses were without their roofs. The church and the schoolhouse were complete and had some good exhibitions in. The attraction itself was free with a donation for parking. There are no toilet facilities, the only downside....More

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Educational and surprising. Nice to imagine people lived there, most of the houses had no roofs, the church was complete and very eerie...doors slammed...gusts of wind ? The barn and theatre was unusual...people came from all around apparently...shame its not still used, although a little...More

Thank lwarden
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Sadly Tyneham is a ghost village as the residence were made to leave at the end of the 2nd World War. The village church is still standing with the school house reconstructed for visitors to see, but sadly most of the other buildings are just shells. It's...More

Thank WindyMiller09
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I have to admit I would never have heard about this place had it not been for a hobby of mine which includes GPS and virtual treasure hunting. The drive down seemed to take forever and it can be difficult with large cars trying to...More

Thank Fiona jane W
Reviewed 24 August 2018

First visited as a kid just after it was opened to the public. The church was being restored then and now the school has also been completed. The rest of the buildings are ruins and you can walk around most (which usually have an information...More

Thank Mike H
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Pat R
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i can only concur that navigating the ground between all the abandoned buildings would be difficult/ impossible, however access to the post office row of buildings and the school might well be ok, and would give an... More
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