Start from quarry car park near Kimmeridge, SY 919799

Approx. 6 miles and 4 hours.

Along the Purbeck ridge from the quarry car park to Swyre Head, Rope Lake Head, Kimmeridge and return through the village.

We will be exploring the geology of Kimmeridge Bay and learning why this is one of the key sites on the Jurassic Coast.

All walks cost £3.50 and tickets can be purchased by phoning Wareham TIC on 01929 552740 or Swanage TIC on 01929 422885.

If you would like more information please call Bob Westwood on 01425 655779 or email

The Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival is now in its 7th year. This year features 23 walks exploring Purbeck’s wonderful coastline and the beautiful countryside behind.  All walks are themed and run by local experts. Learn about the Jurassic Coast, ancient history, Purbeck during the Second World War, local wildlife, the Swanage Railway and much more. You can join walks with expert photographers and learn how to capture stunning images of this lovely area.