Attractions

Top Choice Landmark in Lulworth Cove

Durdle Door

The poster child of Dorset's Jurassic Coast, this immense, sea-fringed, 150-million-year-old Portland stone arch was created by a combination of massive earth movements and erosion. Today it's framed by shimmering b…
Castle in Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Castle

A confection in creamy, dreamy white, this baronial pile looks more like a French chateau than a traditional English castle. Built in 1608 as a hunting lodge, it's survived extravagant owners, extensive remodelling …
Bay in Lulworth Cove

Stair Hole Bay

Stair Hole Bay sits just a few hundred metres west of Lulworth Cove. This diminutive semicircle is almost enclosed by cliffs that feature tiny rock arches – a route in that's popular with kayakers. On the landward s…
Museum in Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre

Excellent displays outline how geology and erosion have combined to shape the area's remarkable shoreline. Staff can advise about walks, too.
Natural Feature in Lulworth Cove

Fossil Forest

A half-mile hike east from Lulworth Cove used to lead to the remains of a Jurassic jungle. Unfortunately, the path has been wiped out by a landslide, and at time of writing access to the forest was closed. The path …