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Kimmeridge Coastal Walk

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Kimmeridge Coastal Walk - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

This panorama was taken form the top of the cliffs on the coastal path near to Kimmeridge Bay. The image was taken on an overcast day and shows both the bay and the rolling Dorset hills.

Kimmeridge Coastal Walk - FURTHER INFORMATION

Kimmeridge Coastal Walk - Kimmeridge visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Kimmeridge Coastal Walk' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Dorset.

lies on the south coast of Dorset between Weymouth and Swanage. The area is part of the Jurassic Coast and a World Heritage Site. It is popular in the summer, with a rocky shoreline, fossils in the slate, rock pools and swimming.

Along the coastline is a long coastal path that runs through much of the area. This path, which is 95 miles long, starts in the east at Shell Bay near the entrance to Poole Harbour. It proceeds along the shoreline to Old Harry Rocks, Swanage, Durlston Castle and past Wool before arriving at Kimmeridge. The path then continues east past Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door to Weymouth and Portland Bill. Beyond here the path continues along the coast all the way to Exmouth in Devon, passing through West Bay, Lyme Regis, Beer and Seaton.


Kimmeridge lies east of Weymouth, west of Swanage and south of Wareham. From Weymouth take the A352 to Wareham and then the A351 towards Swanage. Near to Stoborough Green follow signs of to the right towards Church Knowle and then on to Kimmeridge down several small country lanes. The last part of the road to Kimmeridge is a toll road on private ground and an fee is payable, which also covers parking.

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