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All reviews south beach car park the cliff lovely walk isle of wight easy walk stunning views circular walk banks arms studland bay coastal path boat trip well worth the effort long walk sunny day the pub jurassic coast
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Reviewed yesterday

Words fail me as to do this area justice, in fact as I write this I am still struggling to find the right description. Go have a look you won't be disappointed

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ghost2011
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walking up Ballard downs you see Harry’s rocks and as it was a clear day we saw the needles off of the Isle of Wight, very similar structures , week worth the walk, you can see them from Swanage and studland beach, quite a hike...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 935nickb935
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the best day with City Cruises out of Swanage. Our two house round trip cruise had a super knowledgeable captain telling us about geology and history the whole way with different commentary in each direction. This is the best way to see Old...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PermaForenner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here recently whilst in the area. Stunning to be close to as is the whole area and a really lovely walk in the sunshine.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Debs O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a 10 mile round trek of this area of the coast and it is worth every step. Would highly recommend this for amazing views of Swanage and the surrounding areas of poole and bournmouth.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank michelle m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to visit, but i confess i did it by boat. It was a wonder to see. Boat goes from swanage to poole

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ecomsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in April over the Easter break, blessed with lovely sunshine. We parked in South beach and took a leisurely walk along a well marked path. We had an eleven year old with bus who doesn't exactly like walking, and our 74 year old...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pipstar123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little apprehensive about visiting Old Harry Rocks to start with as I thought it would consist of uneven surfaces and steep hilly walks. I couldn't have been any more wrong... A nice flat gentle pathway leading to the rocks. It was such...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Rach13H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked from Swanage beach but it wasn't well signposted so we had to ask a local for directions. Accessed from Ballard Way then through a private road and along the coastal path. The walk is hard going in places, with steep steps and paths,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lumie321
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Flat, accessible walk from car park out to view Old Harry. Great walk but lots of cliff drops & potential dangers so watch those dogs / kids / formless guys! No refreshments / toilets & pub at start. National Trust car park.

Date of experience: August 2019
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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Luis B | Reviewed this property |
Use Boat Trip, is not expensive and your boy will love it. Is safe and kids love it.
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Response from bristoltoparis | Reviewed this property |
yes. keep on lead near edge.
May 7, 2018|
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Response from W1900TPjackieh | Reviewed this property |
There’s no car park nearby as far as I’m aware. We parked in the village next to the pub and walked up. Pay and display car park.