Singletrack Magazine Issue 116: The Isle Of Purbeck

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This Dorset hotspot is not an island, but it does come with a ferry and the promise of adventure, as Tom Hutton discovers. Words & Photography Tom Hutton If it starts with a ferry ride it’s an adventure, right? OK, so the ferry ride’s only a few hundred metres, but that doesn’t matter to me – from my saddle, those few hundred metres somehow make Dorset feel like Scotland.  And as the gargantuan chains start creaking and groaning as they winch the huge boat away from land and out into the fast-flowing channel, to me at least, Sandbanks has become...

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