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Somerset — Around-England


Burnham’s Unusual Lighthouse

June 25, 2011

It’s Saturday once again, and there’s quite a lot to do, so today’s will be a short post drawing from the experience of a walk along the beach last weekend at Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset. The day before we’d driven over to the Quantock Hills and briefly explored Dunster and Watchet. I decided on something nearer home, […]

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The Leaning Tower of Burnham

June 23, 2011

While walking around Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset one day last week I took this photo of the church tower. No, it is not a trick of the camera. The tower really does lean. Compare it against the rooflines of buildings in the background.  There’s no risk of it falling though. At least, it’s remained firmly in […]

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The Ancient Mariner, Watchet

June 18, 2011

On Saturday we had a rather damp experience of the Quantock Hills until we arrived at Watchet harbour, when the sun came out to greet us. I’ll write more about Watchet later, but for now here is a picture of the statue in the harbour area. The Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge lived for several […]

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