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  • Cosy Christmas Getaways on the Jurassic Coast

    Cosy Christmas Getaways on the Jurassic Coast

    Seaside towns adorned with lights. Father Christmas arriving by boat. Boxing Day walks on the beach. A bracing swim on Christmas morning… There’s nowhere quite like Dorset at Christmastime, and now’s the perfect time to secure your festive escape.
     

    We’ve teamed up with our friends at Dorset Hideaways to showcase a couple of Jurassic Gems that make for a perfect winter retreat.

  • A proposed ‘new’ museum?   Why? Where? Who? and How?  An insight into what we already know.

    A proposed ‘new’ museum? Why? Where? Who? and How? An insight into what we already know.

    Last week, we launched a crowdfunding campaign intended to help us develop a feasibility study for a new museum dedicated to the outstanding geology, palaeontology and geomorphology of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

    This week, we delve deeper into why this project has become an important priority for us and what else we will be doing to make this new museum a reality.

  • Durdle Dawn

    Durdle Dawn

    Jurassic Coast Trust Ambassador Steve Belasco is a marine photographer documenting our World Heritage Site entirely from offshore. Here he begins a monthly blog where he will be highlighting an imag..

  • Do you love the Jurassic Coast? Become part of our walk through time

    Do you love the Jurassic Coast? Become part of our walk through time

    Just like the 95 miles of protected Dorset and East Devon Coast, the organisation responsible for its protection and conservation, is evolving and changing.

    In response to a turbulent couple of years and ongoing challenges, we have developed our business strategy which puts the conservation needs of the Site and wishes of the local communities at the heart of our work programme.

  • Conservation

    Introducing a whole new Jurassic Coast Experience!

    Over the past couple of years, the Jurassic Coast Trust has been finding out just what it is that draws people here and what makes the Jurassic Coast a 'special place' for them.

    We spent time developing our digital plans to create a new, all inclusive website which reflects the experiences and curiosity of visitors to the Site. We are delighted to announce that our site is now live!

  • Filming Andor at Winspit Quarry on the Jurassic Coast

    Explore the new Star Wars series filming location on the Jurassic Coast

    The new Star Wars TV series Andor has been released this week, streaming on Disney +. Here at the JCT we’re a little bit excited as parts of the series were filmed right here on the Jurassic Coast! Read on for all the juicy details and how you can see the soon-to-be-famous locale yourself.

  • Rocking Out With Out Members

    Members trip to Albion Stone Quarry, Portland

    On Thursday 11 th  August 2022, Jurassic Coast Trust Members had the opportunity to visit a working Portland Stone Quarry Mine – Albion Stone. The Isle of Portland in Dorset is famous for its ston..

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