Posted: 03/11/2013 at 18:51
I know Highcliffe very well, used to cycle there when I was a lad... only 10 years old and about 40 mile round trip. Mums and Dads were much more relaxed then. Main roads and no gears on my bike. Used to go with my best friend on Sundays.... The cliffs were higher then, or at least much nearer the sea... as you will know this coastline is always slipping. You may not be aware that in those days it was actually in Hampshire, and was highjacked by Dorset later.Bournemouth too. Until they did that hardly anyone lived in Dorset!!!
My wife and I have visited there so, so often , that it became a home from home. Loved the Belgian buns from the bakery in the High St. However our real fav. was Milford on Sea, except for the ice-creams that are best in Barton.
Memories.... thanks again.