St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk, Worth Matravers

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Leading through fascinating features of karst, St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk takes you through chalk grasslands dotted with wildflowers. Among many butterflies attracted to these scents and colors is the rare Lulworth skipper--keep your eyes peeled, and your camera ready at hand. The route is perfect for a sunny English afternoon. Before you head to Swanage, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Swanage trip builder, to make sure you see all that Swanage has to offer, including St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk.
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  • Spectacular views of the Dorset coast - well worth the visit. Short walk from the carpark on uneven ground. Good walking shoes recommended along with Binoculars and Camera. Worth taking a picnic on a ...  more »
  • There are 2 main things to see at St Aldhelm's Head - the lovely chapel which you can get into and the coastguard station which is open to visitors (donations welcome). From the west there are 2 main ...  more »
  • If walking along the coast there are a great many steps so if you are not fit keep inland form worth & avoid these. Wonderful views from the headland  more »

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