Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door

Coastal walk to a superb Limestone arch


Route outline for walk do101:

Durdle Door Car Park  -  Daggers Gate  -  The Warren  -  Chaldon Down  -  The South West Coast Path  -  West Bottom  -  Middle Bottom  -  Bat's Hole  -  Bat's Head  -  The Jurassic Coast  -  Swyre Head  -  Scratchy Bottom  -  Durdle Door  -  Durdle Door Car Park



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch some 61m (200ft) high.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Swyre Head at 208m (682ft). Swyre Head is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Swyre Head is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The South West Coast Path, a 966km (600 miles) linear footpath connecting Minehead in Somerset, England with South Haven Point in Dorset, England. The South West Coast Path is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The South West Coast Path.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL15
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 194
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door

In no particular order . . .

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - The South West Coast Path near St Aldhelm's Head (St Alban's Head)

The South West Coast Path near St Aldhelm's Head (St Alban's Head)

Photo: John Newell (3)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - Durdle Door, The South West Coast Path

Durdle Door, The South West Coast Path

Photo: John Dyason (10)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - On the South West Coast Path

On the South West Coast Path

Photo: Alan Naylor (5)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - St Oswald's Bay and Dungy Head from Durdle Door, The South West Coast Path

St Oswald's Bay and Dungy Head from Durdle Door, The South West Coast Path

Photo: John Dyason (8)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - Working our way up from Lulworth Cove and over to Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast

Working our way up from Lulworth Cove and over to Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast

Photo: Melanie Hunt (1)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - Swyre Head with Bat's Head beyond from Durdle Door, The South West Coast Path

Swyre Head with Bat's Head beyond from Durdle Door, The South West Coast Path

Photo: John Dyason (12)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - On the South West Coast Path

On the South West Coast Path

Photo: Alan Naylor (4)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - My husband, Graham, on the South West Coast Path overlooking Bat's Head in the Purbecks

My husband, Graham, on the South West Coast Path overlooking Bat's Head in the Purbecks

Photo: Diane Calvert (1)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - Durdle Door

Durdle Door

Photo: David Rudd (1)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - The beautiful view from coastal path from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove

The beautiful view from coastal path from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove

Photo: Diane Webb (1)

Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door - The South West Coast Path above St Aldhelm's Head (St Alban's Head)

The South West Coast Path above St Aldhelm's Head (St Alban's Head)

Photo: John Newell (6)


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