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

Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5QS, England
+44 1752 896237
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Stunning walk, breathtakingly beautiful. Never wanted it to end.

This area is my favourite area in the UK. It is so majestic and special - I cannot wait to return... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Keren B
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London, United Kingdom
You have to be fit to walk this section

We walked this section of the South West coastal path from the National Trust car park to Lulworth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew C
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Witney, 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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“durdle door” (14 reviews)
“steep steps” (4 reviews)
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Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5QS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This area is my favourite area in the UK. It is so majestic and special - I cannot wait to return. The walks up and down the mountains and coast are incredible, offering superb views. But please do be mindful - the steps are uneven...More

Thank Keren B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked this section of the South West coastal path from the National Trust car park to Lulworth Cove. It should come with a warning that there are some very steep ups and downs on this section, and you have to be above averagely fit...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the cove on a nice day. On arrival the car park was to be honest a disgrace. £2 an hour to park and the surface was like a quarry on a slope. The parking ticket machines all had a several people around them...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must to see. Beautiful place to visit. Pretty area with outstanding views. If you have a problem with mobility then the climb can prove difficult. But well worth the effort as views are great. Also the geological aspect is amazing.

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The simple walk along the south west coast path will make you forget all the tensions, worries & sadness in your life as you will be mesmerized by the beauty of the blue waters & chalky white rocks. The music of waves & wind rejuvenates...More

Thank Pushkar J
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The steps are very steep and stoney with no handrails, so extreme caution has to be taken going up and down. You also need to be very fit.

Thank davebushnell864
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We visited especially to see the fossilised forest, but had a great difficulty finding it as the signs were sporadic. We eventually found it within MOD land, there was a very old sign above it which sadly did not do much to explain the site,...More

Thank fjane84
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Fantastic walk- quite challenging in places. We stayed at Marron - a fab B&B next to the NT carpark - the path starts just below the house and takes you along the cliff edge so fantastic views all the way. Its a bit of a...More

Thank GlinysW
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We regularly walk the coastal paths of Cornwall but this was our first time in Dorset and the coastal path is just as beautiful. It hugs the coastline and has views to die for. We walked from Lulworth Cove to The Smugglers's Inn, it was...More

Thank Napoleanfish
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Relatively easy walk from Lulworth cove to Durdle Door. Nice landscape and stunning view! Nice afternoon walk with family. Bring good shoes and go all the way down to the beach at Durdle door. The cliffs are impressive and show interesting geological formations.

Thank Manon D
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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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