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Great views.

A walk along the coastal path will bring you to old Harry rocks. Worth the walk. The scenery is... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Nice walk!!!

Amazing walk along the beach or the cliff top. Make sure you visit fort Henry too. There are two... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Stuart C
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Swanage, England
Swanage, England
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

A walk along the coastal path will bring you to old Harry rocks. Worth the walk. The scenery is great and great if you like taking picture. We had great weather on that day. The coastal errosion is plain to see . The walk is...More

2  Thank carlalexander
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing walk along the beach or the cliff top. Make sure you visit fort Henry too. There are two nice pubs to have a drink in or beachside cafes!

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This location gives a purpose to a walk and provides an education into the destructive power of the sea. Not a strenuous walk.

Thank GibBob
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We did the boat trip with city cruises there and back to swanage, passed old Harry twice, amazing, lots of photographs, stunning.

Thank robert b
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We took the open top bus that runs between Bournemouth and Swanage and got off at Studland village. There are public toilets by bus stop and also near the car park. Walking out to Old Harry Rocks was straightforward and fairly level. A fair bit...More

1  Thank Liz B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Old Harry’s Rock, a delightful rock pillar at the end of the cliffs. But I am no fan. The area is too crowded on weekends, sometimes with ar$ehole tourists getting angry at people slowly cycling along the legal right of way. One guy tried to...More

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely unspoilt beach and sand dunes. Lovely place to walk and bathe. Beautiful views.there are a few car parks to park up and short walk to the beach.

Thank masspfc
Reviewed 20 October 2017

One of the best coastal locations I have visited. Perfect place if you love a day out walking or trekking... Wish Icould go there once more

Thank CibinBose
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Old Harrys Rocks are the headland viewable from Knoll Beach, a National Trust beach/area, a beautiful beach well worth a day in itself weather permitting. The weather the day we visited was bright, but too cold to spend sunbathing on the beach, other than walking,...More

1  Thank Langers90
Reviewed 13 October 2017

One of the best coastal locations we have visited. Wonderful views and exciting walks but can be difficult for walking when the winds blowing a gale, Planning to return soon.

Thank Dennis M
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Tobias S
16 June 2017|
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Response from cla1re9 | Reviewed this property |
not from either bay as cliff path is very steep, uneven and narrow but from the edge of town at the top of the headland out I would have thought it would be fine in good weather (mainly grass field to cross)
30 May 2016|
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. the NT car park behind the Bankes Arms is the nearest and best place to park