Spotlight for Stunning White Horse and Rider
8:08am 13th March 2013
Visitors can at last get a good look of Osmington's White Horse and Rider.
A dedicated public viewing point's been officially opened.
The off road vantage spot is on Osmington Hill and is the final phase of a four year restoration project.
Local resident Geoff Codd has championed this project and has been completely hands-on throughout. "For years I have watched people craning their necks to see over the hedgerows trying to catch a glimpse of this horse and its Royal rider. I passionately believed that we needed to share our monument more widely, and thanks to help from so many people over the past year, we have finally achieved that!"
The amount of time spent by volunteers on project restoration totals over 6,200 person hours.
Natural England, Dorset County Council, West Dorset District Council and Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty all made the restoration and View Point possible, by donating generous funds.