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Bindon Hill and the Fossil Forest from Lulworth
Introduction to Walk 3389

Photo from the walk - Bindon Hill and the Fossil Forest from Lulworth

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Dorset walk visits two of the important features of the Jurassic Coast, namely Lulworth Cove and the Fossil Forest, in a circular route that also provides fine views east to Kimmeridge Bay from the summit of Bindon Hill. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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