The remains of this Romano-Celtic temple, probably built during the 4th century AD, lie at the top of a hill on the South Dorset Downs, with fine views inland and out across Weymouth Bay.
Read more about the history of the temple.
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Shops, food and toilets are available just over two miles away in Weymouth.
A short distance away from Jordan Hill is the impressive hillfort of Maiden Castle near Dorchester, with a history stretching from Neolithic to late Roman times. Five miles up the coast you'll find Portland Castle, one of Henry VIII's finest coastal fortresses. The castle overlooks Portland Harbour and boasts a great tearoom and stunning views out to sea.
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