"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Durlstone Head

Durlstone Head is a coastal feature in Dorset, England.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ036778

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Things to see and do near Durlstone Head

  • Durlston Country Park (0m)
  • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre (1m)
  • Leslie Gibbons A.T.D The Owl Pottery (1m)
  • Swanage Railway (1m)
  • Putlake Adventure Farm (2m)
  • Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens (5m)
  • Corfe Castle (6m)
  • The Big Canoe (6m)
  • Brownsea Island (6m)
  • Sandbanks Crazy Golf (6m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The White House
Shore Road
BH19 1LB

Phone 01929 422 885
Email mail@swanage.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 27 May


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 90%
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Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 96%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 88%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 85%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
05:05 BST
(04:05 GMT)
High Tide
10:40 BST
(09:40 GMT)
Low Tide
17:26 BST
(16:26 GMT)
High Tide
22:55 BST
(21:55 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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