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Kelly and I did a quick divert to the Isle of Portland, as we were in Weymouth (to have a go on the Jurassic Skyline, on which Kelly got shitfaced). I’ve never been to Portland, but half of Birmingham is built with stone from this little Isle, so I felt a visit was worth it. The sun was shining, it was early evening, there was a light breeze… it was perfect driving weather. I drove all the way up to the top and we stood and took in the view, before heading back to our accommodation for the night.
The Isle of Portland is home to the quarries from which Portland Stone is extracted. It is part of the Jurassic Coast, and the views from the top are simply stunning.