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Man of War Beach

(Man O' War Beach, St Oswald's Bay)

Dorset, England

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A popular beach of sand and shingle on the east side of the Durdle Door headland.

The Man O' War and the Door headland shelter the beach, providing safe bathing in shallow water.

Man of War 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 Tuesday 18 June

Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Man of War Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 9:34 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 5:16 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   14.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Man of War Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Lulworth Outdoors (1 miles)
Stair Hole (1 miles)
South West Coast Path- Lulworth Cove & The Fossil Forest Walk (1 miles)
Jurassic Coast Activities (1 miles)
Whiskey Jack - SUP Board Tours (1.1 miles)
Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door (1.1 miles)
Lulworth Castle & Park (3.1 miles)
Tyneham (4.7 miles)
Tyneham Village and Flower's Barrow Walk (4.7 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Lulworth Cove

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SY807802

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Purbeck

Parish: West Lulworth

Nearest postcode: BH20 5PU

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Visitor information for Man of War Beach, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Tue, 18 Jun 2024 06:44:38 +0100