THE JURASSIC COAST AND DURDLE DOOR
Stunning scenery, panoramic views of the sea and nature: this is what awaits us on this relaxing stroll along one of the most beautiful and charming stretches of the English coast.
What we will see
- Durdle Door
- Jurassic Coast
- Lulworth Cove
- Lulworth Castle
What we will do
- We will leave the port at Portland and head to Durdle Door, a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset. It is part of Lulworth Estate owned by the Welds family who own around 50 km2 of land in Dorset.
- We will set off from Durdle Door on a stunning walk along this stretch of English coastline called the Jurassic Coast, not named that by chance as it is known for its archaeological importance thanks to the fossils found there.
- Our destination is Lulworth Cove, a lovely, picturesque bay with a unique shape which is protected by UNESCO and has been declared a World Heritage Site.
- Not far from the bay, we will also stop at Lulworth Castle, built in 1606 as a hunting residence for Lord Howard of Bindon so that he could invite King James I to hunt deer in the 400-hectare hunting reserve established in 1299.
What you need to know
- The walk involves some uphill stretches but the path is in a good condition and not too steep.