We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Incredible Beach - Go in Off Season!

What an amazing sight to see! Possibly the most beautiful beach in England! We went in off season... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barrie, Canada
via mobile
Wild Walk

Walked from Lulworth Cove over the hill and down to Durdle Door. The Wind made this an exciting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 358 reviews
All photos (423)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“durdle door”(105 reviews)
“car park”(54 reviews)
“lulworth cove”(33 reviews)
A challenging walk along the South West Coast Path. It is a switchback up and down four hills before returning along a relatively level ridge. It offers great photo opportunities passing some of the geological highlights of the Jurassic Coast. In...more
Lulworth Car Park, West Lulworth BH20 5RQ, England
+44 1392 383560
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 May 2014

If you are planning for this place, and if weather is on your side then this will definitely go down into your memory as one of the beautiful places on earth. If you like to trekking, then do the Lulworth cove --> Durdle Door trek....More

5  Thank PratapRajan
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Avoid the cliff side of lwirth cove beach. It is very dangerous with falling large tocjs onto the beach below. My partner was hit by a huge rock on bank holiday Monday & had to be airlifted to hospital. This was a horrific near fatal...More

3  Thank Ange Q
Reviews (358)
Filter reviews
323 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews durdle door car park lulworth cove the cliff steep steps worth the effort walking shoes breathtaking views great scenery natural beauty holiday park coastal path jurassic coast pebble beach lovely walk well worth the visit sunny day
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 323 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing sight to see! Possibly the most beautiful beach in England! We went in off season and it was busy but I imagine coming here in the summer is just hell because of all the tourists it attracts! The car park is vey...More

Thank arodger1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked from Lulworth Cove over the hill and down to Durdle Door. The Wind made this an exciting walk, leaning into it without moving was fun. Not for the frail, steep walk, would be better to use Durdle Door car park and walk down. Once...More

Thank drew_wilson66
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiking in along the coastal path from Weymouth and the section of 4 hills into Durdle Door was probably the highlight of a stunning overall hike along this section of the Dorset coast. The 4 limestone hills are much steeper than we expected and...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Dorset every three months to see the wonderful Durdle Door throughout the seasons. The first glimpse of Durdle Door as you walk the route took my breath away. I was disappointed with the Cove but use the walk as a wonderful dog walk....More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views from the top of the cliffs, it was extremely windy when we visited so there was plenty of dust and chalk blowing about. Its along walk down, but well worth it. there is a refreshments van and small gift shop in the car...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One thing I learned is that the Durdle Door area needs some decent time to visit. We arrived and I thought we could spend 45 mins to walk to it, take a photo and then get back to the car. The car park and durdle...More

1  Thank ShaneMcDonald
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally i had chance to visit. Loved it, amazing place to visit with my family, children also really enjoyed it.

Thank Cristin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the long travelling time from where we were Awesome place had such a great time ans souvenir there Highly recommended Could be difficult for young children and elderly people Amazing Great souvenir

Thank Khusmnda
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Lovely walk down to the beach, fantastic scenery, not too commercialised, the prices were reasonable & locals very hospitable

Thank flash-gordon54
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place lovely atmosphere busy though Views are breath taking Quaint places to eat and buy memories Lovely local pubs near by Will defo go again

Thank Jaynie A
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Hotel du Vin Poole
1 430 reviews
1.79 km away
RNLI College
998 reviews
1.92 km away
Travelodge Poole Hotel
741 reviews
2.18 km away
Premier Inn Poole Centre (Holes Bay) Hotel
1 844 reviews
2.24 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 12 nearby restaurants
Lake Yard
196 reviews
.33 km away
Red Lion
316 reviews
1.03 km away
The Park Cafe
22 reviews
.73 km away
The Yachtsman
308 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 11 nearby attractions
Hamworthy Park
169 reviews
.58 km away
Marine Education RYA Training Centre
7 reviews
.35 km away
Harbour Challenge Outdoor Activity Centre
50 reviews
.64 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
2 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from sanbidhan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are nearby caravan park type of accommodation. I suggest you book prior making you way there. I drove there which possibly is the better option. Take care
25 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from APH0363 | Reviewed this property |
the nearest today are I the car park at the top of the cliffs. and you can get good I the village
Anindya m
8 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from AvidTraveler12 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park at the top of the cliffs when you enter Durdle Door, there is a fee, Which is dependant on how long you stay there. The walk from the car park to Durdle Door is very steep & you need a reasonable degree... More