"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 and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 29 April

06:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ESE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
ESE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:03 BST
(01:03 GMT)
High Tide
09:55 BST
(08:55 GMT)
Low Tide
14:26 BST
(13:26 GMT)
High Tide
22:09 BST
(21:09 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Durdle Door - West Beach

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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