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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Dorset, Audio Trail: Hardy's High Road; South Dorset Ridgeway

Audio Trail: Hardy's High Road, from Dorset AONB

"Discover more of the secrets of the South Dorset Ridgeway and download this audio trail. Share the experience of both experts and local residents as they talk about the landscape, wildlife and personalities associated with Hardy's High Road. The walk starts in Broadmayne and follows in the steps of Thomas Hardy with incredible views of the coast. Passing reference to the Dorset dialect poet William Barnes and the incredible chalk figure of the Osmington White Horse can also be heard. Listen to Yettie band member Bonny Sartin sing Barnes’ famous poem Linden Lea. The tour is designed to be played on an iPod, mobile phone or mp3 player. You can take it with you as you enjoy the walk or listen to the complete tour at home".

Hardy's High Road (pdf)

Thomas Hardy's sketch of the Ridgeway:

From City of Birmingham

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