Maps and Travel
Here is a collection of on-line sites dealing with either the geography of Hardy's world or Dorset travel.
This is a
of Dorset Circa 1870. The resolution is low to keep the file size down -- maybe it would make good wallpaper?
The next one is Hardy's
of Wessex. Soon you will be able to call it up and click on the place names for info, etc. In the mean time, enjoy this simple version.
page to compare Hardy's fictional locations with their modern counterpart.
If you're thinking of travelling to Hardy country, be sure to check out some of the on-line travel info. resources: here's one for Dorchester at
Touring Thomas Hardy's Dorset
on the Web
West Country On-line's page for
Then there's the main listing for
The Isle of
. This site includes Corfe Castle, the Heath, Wellbridge and Anglebury.
, Hardy's Isle of Slingers.
, where the old tithe barn stands.
To get a little farther into a study of Hardy's topography, start with the
Far From the Madding Crowd
Check out the
page for travel tips in London.
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