An all-too-short visit to Dorset this month; specifically the Jurassic Coast. Durdle Door was, of course, on the itinerary, as was Lulworth Cove and Corfe Castle. But it was Kimmeridge Bay that really captivated me. Not just for the photography (rocks, low tide rock pools and sunset over the water), but the amazing cliff with layers of history clearly visible. What really struck me was the realisation that I was walking on Jurassic shelves - ancient sea beds with Ammonites pretty much everywhere.
Not really one for history at school, I still found it amazing to walk on stone that - millions of years ago - was sediment at the bottom of a tropical sea, and still see evidence of what was living there at the time.