Durdle Door is one of the Jurassic Coast’s most iconic landscapes. It is a natural arch, formed from a layer of hard limestone standing almost vertically out of the sea.
Where to Stay
We recommend staying at Durdle Door Holiday Park, located within easy walking distance of the coastline.
For a comprehensive list of local options, visit our Accommodation page.
Pay a visit to the nearby Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre, where you can learn more about Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, two of the most iconic geological features on the Jurassic Coast.
Lulworth Outdoors, based at Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre, offers coasteering, mountain biking and other outdoor pursuits.
Walking the South West Coast Path at Durdle Door offers spectacular views across the Jurassic Coast. We recommend an Ordnance Survey map to accompany a day’s walking.
Walking the coast path to the east of Durdle Door brings you to the famous Lulworth Cove and Stair Hole. Further afield are the incredible geological formations of Worbarrow Bay and the eerie abandoned village of Tyneham. To the west are the coastal hamlets of Osmington Mills and Ringstead.
Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre is available for education groups, and field sessions with the Lulworth Education Service rangers can be booked.