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Dancing Ledge, Langton Matravers

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#6 of 14 in Outdoors in Swanage
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Part of the Jurassic Coast, Dancing Ledge appears to dance during certain stages of the tide--it's a kind of optical illusion requiring a specific set of circumstances. Even if you miss the spectacle, the climb is exhilarating and the views worth the effort. Take a look at our Swanage tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Dancing Ledge and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • If you want to see up close the actual Dancing Ledge, you need to climb down. It's not that high (around 3m) but there's no support, it's just rocky wall down. No easy access to it. If you wear heavy ...  more »
  • Dancing ledge is a area on outstanding beauty and a natural playground. Perfect area for climbing, coasteering, picnicking, fishing or having a swim. As with any location like this if you are visiting...  more »
  • This is what the UK is all about for me: an endless source of demanding (on the edge) and less demanding (further up) coastal walks with opportunities to wet your feet just when you thought you were t...  more »
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  • Great place to cool off on a hot day; in the artificial rock pool if the sea is rough, or off the rocks into wonderful clear blue water on a calm day. Only recommended if you are a confident swimmer.
  • Great place to visit by nice weather, good views, lovely walk. But when it's cold and windy, it's very cold and very windy (!!!)
  • A beautiful place with a lot of history behind it..Well worth the effort to get to.
  • Beautiful coastline. Well worth the walk to get here, good for scrambling and climbing with the right permits and there are old caves too.
  • Fantastic place. A little bit to walk but really beautiful.

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