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Studland and Old Harry Rocks from Sheel Bay
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Photo from the walk - Studland and Old Harry Rocks from Sheel Bay

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Pia Barratt

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Time - 4 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A short Dorset walk that explores Studland Bay and includes a section of cliff top walking as far as the foreland to see old Harry Rock and the Pinnacles. Note this route uses a section of beach where nudism is allowed.

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

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