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Jurassic Coast ~ Dorset and East Devon Coast

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Address: England
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Activities: Dining, Hiking, Walking
Description: The Jurassic Coast is England's first natural World Heritage site and...
The Jurassic Coast is England's first natural World Heritage site and covers 95 miles from Orcombe point in East Devon to Old Harry Rocks in Dorset. It displays 185 million years of the Earth's history. Visitor centres and museums along the coast provide you with the opportunity to go on fossil hunting walks, get up close with fossilied dinosaurs skeletons and learn about the creation of the rocks on this unique stretch of stunning coastline. More information can be found on our website.
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see the Jurassic coast in Devon

i have made a travel for the National Trust -working holidays, and i was at Arlington Court- a property of this trust. The North Devon with his Jurassic coast next to the see is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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barvaux sur ourthe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

i have made a travel for the National Trust -working holidays, and i was at Arlington Court- a property of this trust. The North Devon with his Jurassic coast next to the see is wonderfull.!! One week of hapiness. It is wild nature and a very beautifull coast. You can follow the road by Lynton- a little city on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Very interesting, especially the dinosaur museum. You can dig for fossils on the beach if you want to. A chipping hammer and protective glasses are available for hire

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This tour is one of the best and most enjoyable I have ever been on! Our driver and tour guide, Paul Knight, shared his wealth of knowledge and sense of humor, and his helpfulness, friendliness and courtesy made a great tour even better. As for the really spectacular scenery - wow!! Not to be missed! A well organized day, very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

it is something you can't take your breath away. Just stunning view. There is the bluest and transparent water I've ever seen in my life.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visited Jurassic Coastline West Bay, as I was searching on the web for World Heritage Sites. The views exceeded my expectations, thoroughly amazing. While you are walking on the beach the view is brilliant, one side the English Channel and The High Cliffs on the other side. You can also walk on top of the cliffs, great walk and... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lovely place to visit. A lot of people were visiting to see the stunning location. Seemed an excellent location for walkers too and views to die for in this area. If you are visiting in the summer I think you would need to be out early to find a parking space as it will be very popular

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Took the trap from Exeter to Axminster then bus X31 to Lyme. Very picturesque seaside town. The coastal walk seems to go on forever. Not the best weather so views were not as great as could be. Little did I know that the Jurassic Coast bus service starts in Exeter X53 and goes all the way to Wareham and Weymouth.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I searched online for the Jurassic Coastal World Heritage drive route, which I had heard from a colleague is spectacular. They weren't wrong! It is breathtaking from the high road which gives excellent vantage points of this beautiful & fascinating coastline. There are a reasonable number of viewing points & of course plenty of places to stop along the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

The Jurassic Coast is a world heritage site and for good reason. This stretch of coastline is brimming with fossils from the ever popular ammonites to pterosaurs, ichthyosaurs and tiny insects. I explored from west of Lyme Regis to just east of Charmouth and found plenty of little souvenirs to take away with me. You can keep anything you find... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have wanted to go for a while and we booked Ladram bay holiday park as a last minute thing. I cant find ladram bay on trip advisor but I would very highly recommend it was AMAZING. The staff where great and the site was lovely so clean. There was plenty of things for the kids they even took them... More 

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