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“Amazing and magic”
Review of Old Harry Rocks

Old Harry Rocks
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Return Jurassic Coast Cruise to Swanage from Poole
Ranked #2 of 36 things to do in Swanage
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Prague, Czech Republic
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Amazing and magic”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We took a round trip from Poole going down to Swanage where we got off to spend some 2 hours there catching another boat that would take us further down along Old Harry Rocks to Dancing Ledge. On a nice day it is definitely worth going, the coast is picturesque, Old Harry Rocks photogenic particularly from the sea. Definitely worth seeing.

Visited August 2013
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“Spectacular”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Hire a Kayak and see them from below. Geologically fascinating. Just wish I knew more about geology!

Visited August 2013
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Retford, United Kingdom
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“a place of wonder”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

this place is full of majic and wonder glass blowing, sweet making lovery sites and sounds sure to blow your socks off...

Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Amazing views”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

It's very windy there, however views are so amazing that its worth any effort. We left our car in Swanage and took long walk from there, but you also can stop in Studland and take a shorter walk from there. Depends what your capabilities are.

Visited August 2013
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Fleet
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“Average walk but the views are great”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

Park at Studland Middle Beach then walk back to the car park entrance and pick up the coastal path. One of the first things you'll come to is Henry's fort which are world war 2 constructions made as part of the training for the D-Day landings. Note the memorial alongside to the men who died during this training, which used live ammo to make it more realistic.

The walk to Old Harry is along the cliff top but for most of the way it's either through trees or alongside thick undergrowth so you can't see much of note until you actually come out onto the headland. There you can see the rocks and look back to lovely Studland bay. Walk higher and further up the headland and you'll get a much better view of Old Harry.

Visited August 2013
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