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Fantastic walk and scenery!

Amaxing views throughout the whole walk which made falling on my backinside into the mud just abit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Misshonnor1
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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The Dancing Ledge

A short (30 mins) walk from Spyway car par in Langton Matravers, which is a National Trust car... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stever851
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Lytchett Matravers, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amaxing views throughout the whole walk which made falling on my backinside into the mud just abit more bearable😉😂 Me and my partner completed a 10 mile round walk and felt really acomplished (knackered)! The area is well kept ans free from litter which is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short (30 mins) walk from Spyway car par in Langton Matravers, which is a National Trust car park, is a signposted route to the Dancing Ledge. Due to a lot of rain recently the fields were passable and a little muddy as was the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stever851
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Short walk from the (paid) car park. Best visited at low tide when the rock formations are more visible. Take care on the rocks and the climbs as it might be slippery. oads of photo opportunities all around.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Grogoman
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

During our weekend in Langton we decided to try the walk to dancing ledge. It wasn't the best weather as it was cloudy and overcast but it was only drizzling not actually raining or cold so we set off and about 40 minutes later we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mari P
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Hello everyone! We walked from Durlston house to Dancing Ledge along the coastal path in the glorious sunshine. There was not a cloud in the sky as we got to Dancing Ledge. The tide was really far in, the ledge was submerged with waves really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mych79
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Not a bad place. A long walk from the carpark but looks nice and we enjoyed our time here. Would love to come here again soon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lillymiarice
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Dancing Ledge is a flat area of rock, the result of old quarrying, seen at low tide below the Dorset cliffs. The name for the whole National Trust though area is 'Spyway', and this is what the NT guide and car-park signs state. The NT...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank aramis
Reviewed 8 September 2018

There is quite a descent from the car park and can involve crossing a field of cows. The last 15 feet is a careful climb down bare rock. The pool itself is very pleasant although it was smaller than imagined. Other reviews have referenced stinging...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colin B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Found dancing ledge through the National trust website. As with all trust sites there is plenty of information on the history, natural habitat and conservation etc. The walk down is easy.... it's all downhill. The walk up, strangely, is all uphill. As previous reviewers have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Jakey998
Reviewed 6 August 2018

As a swimmer, I wanted to visit for a long time now. Camping nearby with family we set off. It's far from road so unless arriving by boat be prepared for a (lovely) walk. The bit I am going to be critical of is that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank David T
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