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Great on a sunny day!

Walked here from Langton Matravers village (Langton House). It's about 3 miles there and back... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
James D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Great walk and scenery

I've visited the Dancing Ledge twice in the past year. First time on a stag do for co-steering and... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Walked here from Langton Matravers village (Langton House). It's about 3 miles there and back. Steady walk to start with up to the farm on top of the hill and similar gentle incline down to the coast but then you have a very steep side...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I've visited the Dancing Ledge twice in the past year. First time on a stag do for co-steering and the second time for a romantic walk. It's about a mile from the car park and there are some very steep hills to navigate. It's well...More

2  Thank GreenGG
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Quite a steep climb down, but it is possible to reach the sea at the site of this old quarry. Good views and access to coastal path east and west. Hourly bus to Langton Matravers, or National Trust car park, then one and a half...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It's a relatively easy walk to Dancing Ledge from Langton Matravers. The Poole to Swanage bus stops in Langton Matravers. No toilets or facilities at Dancing Ledge just nature at its best. Lovely walking. This is the SW Coast Path. You can picnic or if...More

1  Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had a lovely afternoon here with 2 other families. It was very sunny and there was no shade so we were very aware to have plenty of water with us. We climbed down to the rock pool to take a swim. Not an easy...More

5  Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great coastal stroll from Swanage to dancing ledge passing Durlston, Tilly whims cave and the lighthouse. At dancing ledge you can watch people coastering absailing fishing or sitting in the small see pool . Great views and good for a picnic. Very steep thus not...More

Thank aims1968
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Dorset, and for the views and experience I can't recommend it enough. However, it is not for the faint of heart and it's best to be prepared. From the Spyway car park, the walking starts...More

3  Thank WanderingGeeks
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I came to visit here as i wanted to explore! The place itself isnt very safe! I can imagine many people to fall over and as their is no phone reception it being hard to call for help.if needed

Thank simonglass
Reviewed 17 July 2017

You will not be disappointed with this visit if you like the more adventurous walks and locations. The walk starts at the car park for Spyway Barn for about 3/4 of a mile. Once you are through the firm's you come across a very steep...More

Thank Martiniy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We walked here from Spyway Barn where there was ample parking. A truly dramatic location on the cliffs which is well worth visiting though, as others have commented, access is slightly tricky so you need to take care and have your wits about you. A...More

Thank PVilly
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