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Dancing Ledge & Durlston Head from Langton Matravers

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SY997783
Lat 50.604419 // Long -2.0056
Postcode BH19 3HG (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk from Manton Matravers (Dorset) explores a beautiful stretch of the Jurassic Coast by following a section of the South West Coast Path. The route includes Dancing Ledge, Blackers Hole, Durlston Head and Castle. The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site selected for its fossils, geology, and natural landforms.

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