The year is 1457. ‘In the month of November, in the Ile of Portland not farre from the towne of Weimouth, was seene a cocke coming out of the sea, hauing a great crest...
Specific Location: Weymouth
Intrigued by The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons? Gary Biltcliffe has been studying the Isle of Portland in Dorset for many years and reveals some ground-breaking discoveries in this book, including a secret Masonic code found in Portland’s churches left as clues by 19th-century Freemasons.
Welcome to Weymouth, location for the London 2012 Olympic sailing competitions and home to it’s fair share of ghosts and paranormal activity – which I think should add to the attraction! Alex Woodward has written the latest book in the Haunted series published by The History Press, Haunted Weymouth, which takes us on another spine-chilling journey around the town and local area.
Bronze Age barrows on the down are known as the music barrows, and are traditionally thought to be home of the fairy folk. According to folklore it was possible to hear the fairy revelry if you placed your ear to the barrows at midday.
A public footpath runs near the down reached from the South West Coast Path.