"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Durdle Door West Beach

Dorset, England

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One of England's iconic coastal locations.

Part of the Lulworth Estate and famous for the Durdle Door Arch, the beach is a narrow strand of mixed shingle, gravel and sand. The eastern end (Durdle Door Cove) is protected by the arch, while the rest of the beach is partially sheltered by a submerged offshore reef.

Durdle Door West Beach is on the Purbeck Heritage Coast and the Jurassic Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

Shingle

Weather and tides for Wednesday 23 August

Today
Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 16mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Durdle Door West Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 9:14 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 1:48 AM tomorrow.

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Location: Lulworth Cove

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SY797804

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Purbeck District Council

Parish: Chaldon Herring

Nearest postcode: DT2 8DW

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