Within a 40 minute drive from the Langtry Manor hotel is Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door one of the most spectacular places to visit in the UK. It is for good reason that it was awarded World Heritage Status.
As part of the Jurassic cost the Lulworth Cove itself is a beautiful shell shape, formed over millions of years, providing a great place to relax on the beaches, swim in the cove and also dive if you are daring to the many great spots in and out of the cove.
Lulworth Cove is famous for its Fossil Forest with the remains and relics of ancient trees that once grew in Jurassic soil and a favourite haunt of dinosaurs.
There are many boat trips leaving from the cove showing the highlights of the area, including Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and other great coastal views!
One of the many things to see at Lulworth Cove is Durdle Door a large arched rock formation that juts in to the sea. Durdle door is a good hike over the main hill at Lulworth following a path that takes you directly to it. Well worth teh visit if in the area.
There is so much to see and do at Lulworth Cove including:
- Walking around the cliffs and countryside,
- Going swimming in Lulworth Cove,
- Visiting Durdle Door, Fossil Forest and Tyneham,
- Taking a guided boat trip around the coastline,
- Enjoy a game of outdoors chess or draughts at The Castle Inn at Lulworth Cove,
- Feed the ducks in the mill pond outside the Beach House Hotel,
- Tour the Lulworth Heritage Centre to understand why Lulworth, the coast and countryside is formed,
- Visit Lulworth Castle and take the tours around the grounds,
- Visit the Dolls House and see what life was like as a fishermen years ago,
- Or simply relax, have a picnic and admire your surroundings!
We have teamed with local experts Jurassic Jaunts who will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the Jurassic coast for a fascinating day of discovery, a pub lunch ans then drop you back at the end of the day! Perfect. Please check the Special Offers page for details of the next tour.