- a pleasant, industrious place by day, but the centre of
illicit activities in the haunted Romney Marsh
Dymchurch is the fictional home of the Scarecrow and his band of smugglers;
but Dymchurch is real,
and really does have a history of smuggling.
RNLB The Morrell, the first
lifeboat arrived at Dungeness Lifeboat Station on the 21st February.
Photo © RNLI/Nathan Williams.
The latest design features water-jet propulsion to operate faster (25 knots!), and with better
manoeuvrability, than propeller driven boats such as the earlier Mersey class.
At £2 million (£3.5 with launcher) apiece,
Dungeness is fortunate to get
the cutting-edge addition to the RNLI fleet.
Full until June - book soon for the remainder of 2014.
Worthy suggestions to the usual address.
Dymchurch, and Romney Marsh, from
Dymchurch: different aspects of the village:
P 2 &