Hike to Durdle Door

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Added by Lewis Hackett

The magnificent Durdle Door arch is one of Dorset's greatest landmarks. Spend a day exploring the shingled beach that surrounds Durdle Door whilst taking in the spectacular views of Man O’War Cove and the Jurassic coastline! 

The shingled beach that lies at the foot of Durdle Door can be easily accessed via a footpath and steps over the hill from Lulworth Cove (2 miles) or down from the car park of Durdle Door Holiday Park. When heading down the steep hill to Durdle Door you will notice the spectacular Man O’War Cove to your left. As you approach the steps leading down to the beach you will be presented with a terrific view of Durdle Door and the Jurassic Coast (pictured). To walk from Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door (recommended), you can access the South West Coastal Path near to the Heritage Centre in West Lulworth (http://www.lulworth.com/jurassic-coast/heritage-centre/). Before heading along the coastal trail, make sure you explore the small village of West Lulworth and Lulworth Cove. Note: Durdle Door is very popular during the summer months and on weekends so if you want solitude, try to visit during the week or early in the morning on weekends.      

Pack List

  • Picnic
  • Camera
  • Wellies (during the winter and sometimes summer)
  • Water
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Activities:

Chillin, Hiking

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

4 Miles

Elev. Gain:

150 Feet

Features:

Adult Beverages
Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Picnic Area
Scenic

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