"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 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 16mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 76%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1006
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
08:48 BST
(07:48 GMT)
Low Tide
13:09 BST
(12:09 GMT)
High Tide
20:57 BST
(19:57 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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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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