National Geographic Traveler: England’s Ultimate Cliff-Hanger

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June 6, 2014

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If these cliffs in West Bay Beach look familiar, it’s because they brood over the key crime scene in the transatlantic TV hit Broadchurch.

Rising as if ripped from Earth’s crust, the formation has always seemed positioned for dramatic effect. In fact, show creator Chris Chibnall calls the murder mystery a love letter to his home in West Dorset.

Beyond the bluffs lie all the trappings of a classic British seaside town: thatched cottages, shops brimming with buckets and spades, strawberry jam on scones, and generous lashings of clotted cream—all served up in one of England’s most family-friendly settings.

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About the author 

Abi King

Abigail King is an award-winning journalist and photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Lonely Planet, the BBC, Red, CNN and more.

She is one of the leading figures in the UK for blogging and social media in travel and her blog, Inside the Travel Lab, is described as one of the best in the world.

She loves mango chutney, Blackadder and marmite toast buttered just right.

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