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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.

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Weather and tides for Wednesday 14 November

Today
Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 16mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 10%
Min temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Durdle Door West Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 2:51 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 10:44 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   13.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Durdle Door West Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Lulworth Outdoors (1.6 miles)
South West Coast Path- Lulworth Cove & The Fossil Forest Walk (1.6 miles)
Jurassic Coast Activities (1.6 miles)
Stair Hole (1.6 miles)
Whiskey Jack - SUP Board Tours (1.7 miles)
Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door (1.7 miles)
Lulworth Castle & Park (3.6 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Lulworth Cove

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SY797804

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Purbeck

Parish: Chaldon Herring

Nearest postcode: DT2 8DW

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Visitor information for Durdle Door West Beach, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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