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“Lovely place”

Durlston Country Park
Ranked #4 of 35 things to do in Swanage
Certificate of Excellence
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Lovely place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

On the coast, free entry but car parking or bus fare to pay. Lots of open space, sea views, cafe, walks.

Visited August 2014
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buckinghamshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

You will not be disappointed, great walk, worth the effort. Amazing views almost surreal. The walk can be difficult for some, but DCP has support. The path to the sea is great, and a great opportunity to see sea birds.

Visited August 2014
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Balltastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Was looking for somewhere "new" but fairly local to go over the May bank holiday weekend. After a quick scan of the map and seeing a pic of the giant concrete globe, I thought to myself "I must go there" and I am glad I did!

Decent walking shoes are recommended, especially if you plan to walk along the coastal path between the globe and lighthouse.

Stunning views await, especially from the castle, well worth a vist. :-)

Visited May 2014
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great place for superb views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

this is well worth a visit if you like great views and a walk along the cliff tops.the sea looks like a giant lake as very calm and you get great views of swanage bay,old Harry rocks and across to Bournemouth.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“lovely walks and views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We walked to the park from Swanage- about 2 miles mostly uphill but with lots of benches and places to stop for a rest. Lovely views, interesting exhibition but it would be good to have a free map rather than having to pay for even a basic one.

Lots of nice geological exhibits and curios.

Visited August 2014
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