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South West Coast Path- Lulworth Cove & The Fossil Forest Walk

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Well maintained and signposted coastal path route

I enjoy viewing Durdle Door throughout the seasons. Lulworth cove was a little disappointing but I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Denise S
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Excellent walks along the Jurassic coast

There are any number of good walks with great views other than just walking between Lulworth Cove... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
George L
London, United Kingdom
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A 2 mile walk along part of the South West Coast Path from Lulworth Cove to the nearby fossilised forest – highlights of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.
Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5QS, England
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All reviews durdle door steep steps approx miles worth the effort walking shoes osmington mills stunning walk coastal views stunning scenery car park castle inn plenty of places to eat school holidays ice cream walks trunk swcp
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy viewing Durdle Door throughout the seasons. Lulworth cove was a little disappointing but I walk from the cove to Durdle Door. There is so much to see but be aware that the gradient can be tough in places so strong walking shoes and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Denise S
Reviewed November 10, 2018

There are any number of good walks with great views other than just walking between Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. You can go eastwards from Lulworth on to the Army Ranges when they are open to the public but there are some very steep sections....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank George L
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Next to Lulworth Cove, this geological feature makes a great photo opportunity. Well worth a visit along this beautiful Dorset coast line.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank countrylover09
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Starting from the pay-and-display car-park at West Lulworth, we ascended to the western side clifftops. From here there were magnificent views out to sea and along the coast. Also the views inland, including those of West Lulworth village were pretty good too. It was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aramis
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Previously on visits to Lulworth Cove we have always walked towards Durdle Door. It often gets so busy, that we decided on a recent occasion to go left from Lulworth Cove to explore the Fossil Forest Walk finishing at Mupe Cove before returning to Lulworth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Check if the army ranges are open. If not much of the easterly walk is a road diversion for many miles. If open, the range walks are great across the hills, and enable many circular walks The westerly walk gives great views, but has many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bryanmarbella
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Brilliant having accessed at various times during our stay. Very taxing in places if you're not fit. We loved it and had our 3 dogs with us.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob D
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

When staying in Lulworth for a few days, we always do a couple of long walks, firstly to see the stunning views from the cliffs, and secondly to build up an appetite for dinner each evening ! Our first day we walked the coastal path...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

When OPEN this has to be the most spectacular section of the SWCP. Walked in from Kimmeridge to Lulworth 7 miles along coastal bit & then return back long the ridge. Stunning sunny day seen at its very best including a detour via Tyneham Ghost...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Restless59
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed in a lovely B&B within walking distance of the coast walk, the cove and the most picturesque beach and coast views. There was also a lovely pub within walking distance The Castle Inn. We had lovely weather and if had more time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from atlanticophelia | Reviewed this property |
The walk from West Lulworth to Osmington Mills cover a lot of experiences of the jurassic coast. But Weymouth is a little far away to get great views.
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