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Lulworth Cove, West Lulworth

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Lulworth Cove represent two of Britain's finest examples of a cove and a rock arch. Take the footpath between the two landforms. Lulworth Cove forms a nearly perfect horseshoe around the sea, with soft sand along the high point in its curve and cliffs tumbling down to the water at the cove's ends. About 2 km (1.25 mi) to the east, the rock arch of Durdle Door juts out into the sea. It takes its name from the Old English word for drill, "thirl," which aptly describes how the sea created a large hole in the limestone cliff. The area retains its natural setting, and a mobile kiosk on the walking path to the arch in summer is the only facility you'll find here. To visit Lulworth Cove on your holiday in West Lulworth, and find out what else West Lulworth has to offer, use our West Lulworth trip generator.
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  • August 21, 2017
    This is a nice place to visit for the day. Nice beach and lots of space. Not far to walk after parking the car. Lots to see and do and many pubs and places to eat.  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    What a place. Here, you can swim, hike, have lunch etc. It is extremely beautiful and I understand why UNESCO has made the area into the World Heritage. We had promlems when we payed for the parking a...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Returned here after i was told by my parents that we used to go there when i was small. Couldnt remember that so i returned with my fiancee. After paying to park at lulworth cove for 4 hours i realise...  more »

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