St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk, Worth Matravers
(5/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy walking in a tranquil area dotted with interesting elements of historical significance at St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk. The limestone headland abounds with wildflowers that attract many butterfly species, including the rare Lulworth skipper. Another rare animal, the greater horseshoe bat, makes its home in the caves and tunnels of the headland’s cliffs. Admire scenic views of the landscape in this unspoiled area of the British countryside, and visit the still-functional 800-year-old chapel at the top of the cliffs. 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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  • To access this location through Worth, go past the duck pond on your left then continue on past Western Dairy until you will arrive at a small car park. To get to the chapel walk along the stoney road...  more »
  • Getting her gives you various options such as level walking (northern approach), gullies and cliffs (eastern approach), coastal views and steps-a-plenty (western cliff approach). Whichever way you get...  more »
  • There is a car park nearby and the walking there is superb and you are rewarded with both fabulous sea and some of Dorset's best countryside views