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80d – Durdle Door to Bat’s Head

The natural sea arch of Durdle Door stretches its arm parallel to the coastline, pointing out the line of old cliffs which once stood tall but were broken by the steady but persuasive action of the sea.  You can follow … Continue reading

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80c – Lulworth to Durdle Door

On the Dorset coast, in the space of only a mile, it is possible to see a fantastic series of coastal features demonstrating how coves are formed. As we walked out of Lulworth and up Hanbury Tout we enjoyed good … Continue reading

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80a – Lulworth

The Lulworth Crumple – a strange name, don’t you think?  It is a peculiar name.  Before we got to see it there were many theories as to what it might be in our household.  What was it, this Lulworth Crumple? … Continue reading

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79d – The Lost Village of Tyneham to Worbarrow

There is more than one route out of Tyneham to get back to the coast.  The easiest is the flat route, heading west along a made-up track to Worbarrow Bay.  We could have taken this path, and I saw my … Continue reading

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78e – Chapman’s Pool to the Kimmeridge Ledges

Houns Tout Cliff is something of a climb.  We set our bodies to Plod Mode, fixed our eyes to the ground, and made our way slowly up to the ridge. The climb was worth it.  From the ridge there are … Continue reading

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77a – Swanage to Durlston

After the mist and murk of our Boxing Day walk we were considerably heartened by the blue skies of the following day which welcomed us back to Swanage.  We set off east to Peveril Point where the coastline swung back … Continue reading

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76b – Studland to Old Harry Rocks

At Studland the coastal path turns east, ending after three quarters of a mile at Handfast Point and Old Harry Rocks.  The landscape here is chalk cliffs with sheer drops to gravel banks and the sea below. At the headland … Continue reading

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