Poole Harbour Guide: Purbeck Walks

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Walks in Purbeck & South Dorset

Poole Harbour Guide is a free independent guide to Poole, Sandbanks, Studland, Swanage, Corfe Castle & Purbeck

     

Walk 01: Old Harry Rocks

 

Route: Studland - Old Harry Rocks - Ballard Down - Studland

Distance: 4 miles (6.5km)

Time: 2 hours

Start/End: South Beach car park, Studland

Maps: OS Explorer OL 15 & OS Landranger 195

 

>> See Old Harry route description and photos >>

 

Old Harry Rocks

 

Swanage Bay

  

   

Walk 02: Lulworth to Durdle Door

 

Route: Lulworth Cove - Durdle Door - Lulworth Cove

Distance: 2.75 miles (4.5km)

Time: 2 hours

Start/End: Lulworth Cove & Heritage Centre car park

Maps: OS Explorer OL 15 & OS Landranger 194

 

>> See Lulworth to Durdle Door route description and photos >>

 

Lulworth Cove Dorset England

Man O'War Bay, Durdle Door, Lulworth

Durdle Door Beach

 

Man O War Bay

Durdle Door

 

 

 

Walk 03: Durdle Door & Scratchy Bottom

 

Route: Durdle Door - Scratchy Bottom - Swyre Head - West Bottom - Durdle Door

Distance: 5 miles (8km)

Time: 3 hours

Start/End: Lulworth Cove & Heritage Centre car park

Maps: OS Explorer OL 15 & OS Landranger 194

 

>> See Durdle Door & Scratchy Bottom route description and photos >>

 

Durdle Door

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walk 04: Lulworth to Mupe Bay

 

Route: Lulworth Cove - Fossil Forest - Mupe Bay - Lulworth Cove

Distance: 4.25 miles (6.8km)

Time: 2.5 hours

Start/End: Lulworth Cove & Heritage Centre car park

Maps: OS Explorer OL 15 & OS Landranger 194

 

>> See Lulworth Cove to Mupe Bay route description and photos >>

 

Lulworth Cove

Fossil Forest

Mupe Bay

 

 

Walk 05: Seacombe & Winspit

 

Route: Worth Matravers - Seacombe - Winspit - Worth Matravers

Distance:

Time: 2 hours

Start/End: Worth Matravers car park (fee)

Maps: OS Explorer OL 15

 

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Walk 06: St. Aldhelm's Head & Chapman's Pool

 

Route: Worth Matravers - St. Aldhelm's Head - Chapman's Pool - Worth Matravers

Distance:

Time: 2 hours

Start/End: Renscombe car park (Worth Matravers) (fee)

Maps: OS Explorer OL 15

 

>> See St. Aldhelm's Head & Chapman's Pool route description and photos >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Recommended Reading:

  

Jurassic Coast

AA 50 walks in Dorset

Collins Short Walks in Dorset

OS Explorer Map OL15

OS Landranger Map 195

 

 

 

>> Next Page: Cycling and Cycle Hire

 

>> Related: Walk 1 - Old Harry Rocks

 

>> Related: Walk 2 - Lulworth to Durdle Door

 

>> Related: Walk 3 - Seacombe to Winspit

 

>> Related: Walk 4 - St Aldhelms Head & Chapmans Pool

 

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