Dancing Ledge, Langton Matravers

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#7 of 16 in Outdoors in Swanage
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. By using our Swanage sightseeing planning site , you can arrange your visit to Dancing Ledge and other attractions in Swanage.
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  • Great coastal stroll from Swanage to dancing ledge passing Durlston, Tilly whims cave and the lighthouse. At dancing ledge you can watch people coastering absailing fishing or sitting in the small see...  more »
  • This was one of the highlights of our trip to Dorset, and for the views and experience I can't recommend it enough. However, it is not for the faint of heart and it's best to be prepared. From the Spy...  more »
  • I came to visit here as i wanted to explore! The place itself isnt very safe! I can imagine many people to fall over and as their is no phone reception it being hard to call for help.if needed  more »
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  • One of my favourite wild swimming spots. Great views. Time it right so tide is out. Best when tide is just coming in as it keeps the pool refreshed. Quite a walk down to get there and a cliff face to climb down to the pool. Even a bigger walk back up.
  • 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.
  • As Doctor Johnson remarked about the Giant's Causeway in Antrim 'worth seeing but not worth going to see'
  • 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.

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