Visit Durdle Door
One of the Dorset’s most popluar beaches. A stunning geological rock arch overlooking a small beach, just along the coast path from Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door is the perfect place for a day playing in the sea, snorkeling around the rock and a picnic.
The huge ancient limestone arch is one of the most photographed sites in Dorset and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can reach this famous beach by walking over the cliff from Lulworth Cove. This part of the coast is fantastic for long walks and with lots of great photo opportunities.
Durdle Door is owned by the Welds family who own 12,000 acres (50 km2) in Dorset in the name of the Lulworth Estate It is open for the public to enjoy.
A great spot for dog lovers. This beach is dog friendly all year round.
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Getting To Durdle Door
Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car. The nearest railway station is Wool (London Waterloo to Weymouth line by South Western Rail). You can take the bus (numbers 15, 30 and X55) which take your to and from Wool Railway Station and West Lulworth for Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door beaches.
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