An 18 mile long pebble beach, stretching north-west from Portland to West Bay, with important areas for wildlife.
What makes it special
- Pebble beach stretching 18 miles long
Other things to do nearby
9 miles World Famous Sanctuary with over 600 free flying swans. Baby swans hatch mid-May to end June. Mass feeding 12pm and 4pm daily. Visit the website
Once you leave the village of West Lulworth, you'll discover flatter areas, perfect for a relaxed bike ride.
If you're looking for a more adventurous break, mountain biking around the Lulworth area of Dorset will get the legs and adrenaline pumping.
Just five minutes away from the South West Coastal Path, literally behind the hostel, Litton Cheney is the perfect stop over on your journey to Land's End.
The Jurassic Coast covers 95 miles of truly stunning coastline, with rocks recording 185 million years of the Earth's history. In recent years, West Bay has become best known as the setting for the
This lovely area is great for water sports. The Jurassic Kayak Tours offer accompanied treks past Durdledoor and to the East and West of the cove.
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country.
Lulworth RIB Rides Come and join us for a trip along the beautiful Jurassic Coast.
Discover the town's history and see artefacts from a nearby Roman hill-fort and the world famous rope and net making industries. Visit the Museum website
17th century working watermill and Museum of Rural Bygones. Tea room, local crafts and trout fishing in a peaceful, rural setting. Visit the Dorset Guide website
Magnificent 15th Century Tudor Manor House with spectacular gardens. Don't miss the striking Pyramid shaped yew trees. Visit the House website
Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare from World War One to the present day.
Courses and events inspired by the philosophy of River Cottage, from a night's dining through foraging and breadmaking courses.
160 rescued and endangered apes and monkeys including chimps and orangutans. Talks throughout the day and Great Ape play area for kids. Visit the website
There are some great routes including Chalk Ridge between Corfe Castle and Old Harry Rocks, it's quite steep at first but suitable for all levels and there's stunning views on either side.