"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Durdle Door - West Beach

Durdle Door West is on the Dorset coast, and is part of the Purbeck Heritage Coast. It is a fairly remote beach of sand and shingle, approximately 750 metres wide, and backed by high cliffs.

Beach type: Shingle & gravel

Nearest town: West Lulworth

Local authority: Dorset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SY804802

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Durdle Door - West Beach

  • Lulworth Cove Heritage Centre (1m)
  • Lulworth Castle (3m)
  • Lulworth Equestrian Centre (4m)
  • Isle of Purbeck Aquarium (5m)
  • Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery (5m)
  • The Tank Museum (5m)
  • Dorset Snowsport Centre (5m)
  • Monkey World (6m)
  • SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park (7m)
  • Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower (7m)

Tourist Information

Weymouth
Weymouth Visitor Centre
Unit 1, Colwell Centre
School Street
Dorset
England
DT4 8NJ

Phone 01305 561 643
Email enquiries@weymouthinformationcentre.co.uk
http://www.weymouthinformationcentre.co.uk/

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 18 December

06:00


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
S
Pressure 1008
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
S
Pressure 1005
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
S
Pressure 1001
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1001
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Famous for the Durdle Door Arch. this 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.

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