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

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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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  • I love this part of the Dorset Coastpath, doesnt really matter what the weather just need good hiking boots as it can be m,uddy underfoot.  more »
  • If you want to have a super view of this coast line then this walk from Worth Matravers to this part of the coastline is worth the effort. Sorry about all the worths but that is what happens when you ...  more »
  • A great round walk from Worth Matravers to Winspit Quarry. Beautiful views. Fascinating landscape. Rock sea and sky.  more »