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“Really magnificent”
Review of Old Harry Rocks

Old Harry Rocks
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Ranked #2 of 36 things to do in Swanage
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Really magnificent”
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Parked at the NT carpark at Bankes Arms and off from there. There is a public loo some 50yds down the road before you go off up the track to start the walk. When you get to Old Harry you will see beautiful views both of the rocks and Bournemouth/Poole Bays. The Isle of Wight is clearly in view on a good day. Carry on and when you walk up the gradient, you can see Swanage on one side and Poole Harbour on the other. Carry on up to a rock called "Rest and be Thankful". Have a break and then go right down the hill and back into Studland by way of the pretty Church. You end up in the carpark where you started and in for a crafty pint of local ale. In all about 3 miles. Well worth it. The food at the pub is good too..... enjoy!

Visited May 2014
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“Simply Atrocious”
Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

Awful this was the worst holiday I've ever been on - the view is so one dimensional there's a lack of good restaurants rude locals and a lack of toilet facilities or at least we couldn't find them.

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“Beautiful”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Well worth the walk from the nearby car park (national trust - so free if you are a member) and amazing views. No safety barriers by the cliffs - just natural beauty as it should be, but does mean common sense required - don't go too close to the edge and keep dogs and small children on leads!

Visited May 2014
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Astonished!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

It's a place to take people you want to make a good impression on. It was the fourth time I went there and I always feel impressed for the beauty.

Visited May 2014
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Sudbury Suffolk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best from the sea”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I have kayaked recently round old harry rocks with a local company Land and Wave ltd who offer tours from Swanage bay around here and after seeing old harry from both above on the cliffs and from sea know what is best! If your visiting Swanage call up the company book on a tour and experience old harry like it should be experienced!

Visited May 2014
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