Welcome to Lulworth Cove

The charismatic hamlet of Lulworth Cove is a pleasing jumble of thatched cottages and fishing gear, which winds down to a perfect crescent of white cliffs.

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$32.78 Day Trips & Excursions

Jurassic Coast: Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door half day trip

Pick up at 11:00 am from Bournemouth Station, Coach Stand K (underneath Asda, outside the Travel Interchange office) The coach and train station are next to each other if you are arriving on the day.   Drive on a lovely scenic route through Bournemouth town centre, West Cliff, Sandbanks and Poole Quay.  On arrival the driver will show you the return pick up point first, in Lulworth Cove Car park for a moment then you will be dropped off at Durdle Door.  You will have 3 hours of free time between the two locations, the driver will tell you the meeting time in Lulworth Cove on the day.   Get down onto the beach at Durdle Door for a paddle, a swim or to soak up the sun, before heading over Hambury Tout to Lulworth Cove. The walk takes about half an hour but provides absolutely breathtaking views in all directions and is often the highlight for visitors. Lulworth Cove is a stunning secluded cove tucked away behind the narrow limestone entrance. The cove has been formed by the erosion of the softer chalk behind leaving a shell shaped natural wonder. Be sure to seek out Stair Hole, a mini version or Durdle Door, with the famous Lulworth Crumple geological formation and visit the excellent visitors centre to see some of the fossils that give the Jurassic Coast it's name. Lulworth Cove sits in the village of West Lulworth and there are many tearooms, pubs and cafes to grab some refreshments. You will be dropped off at Bournemouth Station, Stand K at about 16:30 (depending on traffic).

$52.45 Day Trips & Excursions

Jurassic Coast Experience full day trip

Catch the early morning ferry from Sandbanks across to the Isle of Purbeck. View Old Harry Rocks, the starting point of the Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in breathtaking views across Poole Harbour and towards Brownsea Island.By mid morning you will arrive at Durlston Country Park. Visit the Jurassic Coast visitor center housed in the recently refurbished Durlston Castle. There’s time for a morning coffee stop overlooking the famous Great Globe and a chance to take the cliff top walk along to Tilly Whim Caves and the Anvil Point Lighthouse. Heading west, drive through some of the tiny lanes and villages that give Purbeck its unique character. Take lunch in the village of Corfe Castle, dominated by the ruins that give it its name. Entrance to the castle itself not included (Free to NT members).After lunch take a gentle drive along the coast taking in more stunning scenery as you head for an afternoon at Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. Walk down to Man o’ War Rocks and view the magnificent rock arch of Durdle Door, hewn from the Portland limestone beds.Finally, head down to Lulworth Cove and see the famous Lulworth Crumple rock formation in Stair Hole. Lulworth Cove is in the village of West Lulworth where there are a number of tea rooms, pubs and cafes for refreshments. Finally we head back to  Bournemouth returning by about 18:00, subject to traffic conditions.

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