Dorset isn’t just lazing on beaches and promenading along Bournemouth beach. It's perfect for revitalising coastal walking. The county is latticed with an intriguing myriad of walking routes, connecting coastal meadows, 175 million year old prehistoric landscapes, bountiful subtropical gardens
I’m in Costa Rica sitting astride a grey, salt-petrified driftwood log at the top of the golden beach. I run the palm of my hand along the silky-smooth grooves in the wood as they twist and turn along its length.