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Dancing ledge

During our weekend in Langton we decided to try the walk to dancing ledge. It wasn't the best... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mari P
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Beautiful November day

Hello everyone! We walked from Durlston house to Dancing Ledge along the coastal path in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

During our weekend in Langton we decided to try the walk to dancing ledge. It wasn't the best weather as it was cloudy and overcast but it was only drizzling not actually raining or cold so we set off and about 40 minutes later we...More

Thank Mari P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hello everyone! We walked from Durlston house to Dancing Ledge along the coastal path in the glorious sunshine. There was not a cloud in the sky as we got to Dancing Ledge. The tide was really far in, the ledge was submerged with waves really...More

Thank mych79
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Not a bad place. A long walk from the carpark but looks nice and we enjoyed our time here. Would love to come here again soon.

Thank lillymiarice
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Dancing Ledge is a flat area of rock, the result of old quarrying, seen at low tide below the Dorset cliffs. The name for the whole National Trust though area is 'Spyway', and this is what the NT guide and car-park signs state. The NT...More

1  Thank aramis
Reviewed 8 September 2018

There is quite a descent from the car park and can involve crossing a field of cows. The last 15 feet is a careful climb down bare rock. The pool itself is very pleasant although it was smaller than imagined. Other reviews have referenced stinging...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Found dancing ledge through the National trust website. As with all trust sites there is plenty of information on the history, natural habitat and conservation etc. The walk down is easy.... it's all downhill. The walk up, strangely, is all uphill. As previous reviewers have...More

2  Thank Jakey998
Reviewed 6 August 2018

As a swimmer, I wanted to visit for a long time now. Camping nearby with family we set off. It's far from road so unless arriving by boat be prepared for a (lovely) walk. The bit I am going to be critical of is that...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Great day for all but cut short by my teenager being stung by what we think was an anenome. Caused agony for about an hour leaving swollen, tender butt cheek which went purple and veiny! Highly recommend wet suit and shoes!!

Thank Sambababe
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

2  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

6  Thank GreenGG
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