"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 Thursday 18 April

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 9mph.
ENE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1021
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1022
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1022
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 74%
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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