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Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door
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Portland and Jurassic Coast Day Trip from Dorset including Lulworth Cove and...
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

So sad to see several bad reviews here, my partner and i visited in October this year and although it was a beautiful day it wasn't crowded at all, it is such a shame that some people leave litter i agree but when we went there was no evidence of litter on the beaches.. unfortunately in the summer beautiful places like this do tend get crowds of tourists wanting to appreciate the scenery, I try not to resent this as after all we are all "tourists" just wanting to get away from the rat race for a day or two. The area relies on tourism also we should try not to be too selfish..as for the Polish tourists mentioned in an earlier review, isn't it good to see people from other nations appreciating our beautiful country...
Regarding litter as long as there are plenty of bins most folk will dispose of their litter sensibly.
We really enjoyed our day which was part of a week in the area discovering the Jurassic coast.
The only down side to my day was my lovely Roxy fleece hat blowing off and coming to rest out of reach on the cliff side :(

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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Having been treated to a kayak trip from Lulworth Cove to Durdle a couple of years ago (Jurassic Tours) for my 50th birthday, I was keen to revisit from the land. Lulworth Cove is very picturesque and is located in a tiny village which has become a tourist hotspot full of cafes and souvenir shops. There is a visitor centre but it had closed at 4pm on the day we went - as had the adjacent loos. If you find the same, pop into the pub or a café rather than use the public ones - best avoided! It is worth taking the walk up on the right before you get down to the cove as there is a wonderful view point showing another hidden cove with a couple of sea made arches. Then, ideally you should take the trek (few miles?) from the car park up to Durdle Door but, for the faint hearted, those short of time or just less mobile simply get back in your car, head out of the village and drive until you see a left hand turn signposted to Durdle Door. This takes you through a holiday park to another car park overlooking the sea. It really is only a short walk down and to the right before you get a fantastic view of Durdle Door. For the adventurous you can scramble down to the beach but the view from the top is stunning in itself. The good news is that the ticket you buy to park at Lulworth Cove also allows you to park at Durdle Door so that takes away all the guilt of wimping out of the long walk from one to the other. It really is one of the most impressive spots in Dorset.

1  Thank Jill W
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

Lovely walk, well worth the short uphill on the path out of Lulworth. Just avoid the unimaginitve "Visitor Centre" with gift shop stuffed full of tat, and unfriendly/ uninterested staff.

Thank ScruffyBadger
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

What more can I say?
This place was stunning and because the sun was setting there weren't too many people around!
There were no steps down to the beach (Landslip I think??) but that did not stop me on my quest to see Durdle Door!

Thank DarkScarlett
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

The scenery around Durdle Door, Man O'War bay and Lulworth Cove are fantastic, and are a must-see for anyone visiting Dorset. Be wary of the walk down to see Durdle Door though - the path can be very slippery and it might be best to go with someone who knows the spot.

Thank Daren G
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