West Bay cliff

West Bay - part of the Jurassic Coast

Overview

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 popular TV drama Broadchurch. The spectacular cliffs have become a familiar backdrop for the series, and it’s even possible to take a Broadchurch-themed guided walk.

Visit the Jurassic Coast or the West Bay website

What makes it special

  • Wonder at the 175 million year old crumbling cliffs
  • Take a Broadchurch tour

Hostels nearby

West Bay - part of the Jurassic Coast

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Map references

OS Map: 193, and Explorer 116

OS Grid Ref: SY464903

Lat/Lng: 50.710445, -2.760296

Contact information

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