Durdle Door - The Dorset Coast - Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 50° 37.292 W 002° 16.530
30U E 551250 N 5607989
Quick Description: A fantastic view of Durdle Door and the Dorset coastline.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/4/2008 11:19:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM4W35
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 25

Long Description:
This Postcard shows part of the World Heritage Jurrasic Coast of Dorset and East Devon. Durdle Door is a natural arch with a shingle beach curving round the bay.

The website describes the location:

'Durdle Door is one of the most photographed landmarks along the Jurassic Coast. This rock arch in the sea was formed as a result of the softer rocks being eroded away behind the hard limestones, allowing the sea to punch through them. Eventually the arch will collapse to leave a sea stack such as those that can be seen at Ladram Bay in East Devon.

Below the cliffs lies a sweeping beach that was once three separate coves. This popular beach has no facilities although there are public toilets at Durdle Door Holiday Park. In summer, a mobile kiosk on the path leading to Durdle Door provides ice creams and refreshments.

Access and car parking is via Durdle Door Holiday Park, where a short walk and steep steps lead to the beach.'
Physical Address:
Durdle Door
Lulworth, Dorset United Kingdom
BH20 5RN


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Description of Postcard Location:
Storm clouds gathering at evening above the natural rock arch known as Durdle Door, create a dramatic scene on this spectacular stretch of the Dorset coast.


Parking Coorddinates: N 50° 37.304 W 002° 16.609

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