In November 2020, a clifftop crack appeared along the coast path between West Bay and Eype in Dorset on the Jurassic Coast.


To read about the Seatown Landslide of April 2021, see our dedicated page.


In this video, Sam Scriven, Head of Heritage and Conservation for the Jurassic Coast Trust, explains why the land is actively moving in this stretch of cliff top. He gives us the geologist’s perspective and outlines what safety measures have been put into place by Dorset Council’s Coastal Rangers in conjunction with the landowner, Highlands End Holiday Park.