Scenic Street View

The most recent additions to Google’s Street View service made us wonder if it might be in danger of having a misleading name; beautiful scenery and historic ruined buildings aren’t typical on British streets. Google collaborated with the National Trust to allow the Street View trikes to gain entry to 20 of the National Trust’s protected locations.1 Dorset’s Corfe Castle overlooks the village of the same name, and provides picturesque views of the English countryside from the ruined battlements. Partially destroyed during the English Civil War, pieces of the castle were “borrowed” for construction in the village, where…

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