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Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door
Introduction to Walk 1004

Photo from the walk - Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 2 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

Lulworth Cover and Durdle Door are two of the best known features of Dorset's Jurassic Coast. This short walk includes some uphill walking but the path is good and well graded. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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