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Durlston Head View - Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 50° 35.605 W 001° 57.341
30U E 573917 N 5605133
Quick Description: A beautiful view over the bay where dolphins can be spotted.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/8/2008 1:17:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM4X5W
Views: 16

Long Description:
Durlston Head is a country park with a visitor centre, museum, car park, toilet facilities and walks. It is on the World Heritage site of the Dorset and East Devon Jurassic Coast.

The website describes the area:visit link

'Durlston Country Park is a fabulous 113 hectare (280 acre) countryside paradise, consisting of sea-cliffs, coastal limestone downland, haymeadows, hedgerows and woodland. Whether it is the fabulous views, walks, the Great Globe, the superb geology or the fascinating array of wildlife, there is always something different to see at Durlston.'

The view is from the South West Coast Path which runs along the top of the cliff.

Type of overlook: trail

Picnic tables: yes

Benches: yes

Water/restrooms: yes

Overlook designation: not designated

Elevation: 150.00

Dorset Coast towards Dancing Ledge and St Aldhelm's Head. The English Channel.

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