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  • Tyneham Village
  • Lulworth Coastline
  • Bournemouth Beach huts
  • Sandbanks Properties
  • Lulworth Cove

Welcome to Tyneham

Join us as we take a look through the history books at the famous village of Tyneham situated on the South Coast of Dorset. This small village was abandoned during World War II and has been stuck in a time warp since.

We will also be exploring the surrounding areas and discovering the local attractions of Poole, Swanage and Bournemouth. Find out why it is a popular holiday destination and discover some of the best accommodation spots. 

With it being such a beautiful part of the country to live you may decide that you actually want to relocate here, so find out about local property market and the most popular areas that you may consider.


Tyneham Village

Ruined cottages in deserted Dorset village of Tyneham

Tyneham is a small village and a parish in south Dorset on the Isle of Purbeck. It is in close proximity to Worbarrow Bay on the Jurassic Coast which was evacuated during World War II as a temporary measure by order of the War Office. It was to be used as a firing range and a training ground for troops, however the village was not returned to the residents and in 1948 a compulsory purchase order was placed on the land.

Local Attractions

Bournemouth Beach Dorset showing the pier

The areas of Poole, Swanage and Bournemouth has so many attractions that will appeal to tourists and locals alike. Whether you enjoy spending time at the beach, walking along the coastal paths or taking part in many of activities both on and off the water, this area has something for everyone. Whatever your budget, you will certainly find something that you will enjoy!


Property Market

Property on Bournemouth Beach

The property market in the Dorset area is extremely buoyant due to the high demand for housing and rental accommodation. Poole and Bournemouth have an extensive range of properties available for sale from traditional houses that were built in the Victorian era to modern city apartments. If you are considering moving to the Bournemouth or Poole areas then you will require the services of a reputable estate agent. Visit Avenue Estates in Bournemouth and discover some of the great properties they have to offer in the surrounding areas.