Tag Archives: coastal management

GeoText Expedition 6 – Chasing Geography Textbooks In A Camper Van: Lyme Regis, Dorset

  While travelling through Dorset, I always find time to visit Lyme Regis – one of my favourite coastal towns. I used to use Lyme for a GCSE fieldwork on a regular basis, it being an excellent location to study … Continue reading

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GeoText Expedition 2 – Chasing Geography Textbooks In A Camper Van: Dawlish Warren

    We managed to make a start last autumn with a visit to our first textbook location – Hurst Castle spit in Hampshire. This was written up in an earlier blog at: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2017/11/13/chasing-geography-textbooks-in-a-camper-van/ However, the expedition was really planned … Continue reading

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Blue Anchor Hotel – The Next Holbeck Hall?

In a recent article on his excellent ‘Living Geography’ blog (www.livinggeography.blogspot.co.uk), Alan Parkinson (aka @GeoBlogs) mentioned the Blue Anchor hotel in west Somerset. The hotel is currently in an extremely precarious position – threatened by cliff failure. Alan compared the … Continue reading

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Giant Sausage To Protect Dawlish Warren

There are some excellent opportunities for fieldwork or class-based studies using recent decisions made to control flooding in the Exe estuary in Devon. The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council are working together on a new beach management scheme at … Continue reading

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Living With A Changing Coast Fieldwork

Last Friday, I attended a meeting of local geography teachers who have been using the excellent FREE coastal resources produced as part of the LiCCo (Living With a Changing Coast) Project. The Living With a Changing Coast Project is a … Continue reading

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