Jurassic Coast

95 miles of Devon and Dorset coast with great walks, beaches, cliffs, hills and villages

Places to visit

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A view looking at Golden Cap from St Gabriel's Mouth looking East, Dorset

Important safety notice about the risk of cliff falls

Important safety notice. Following the cliff and rock falls along the coast, we urge you to stay well back from the edges when using the coast path along the cliff top, and away from the undercliff when on the beaches. Please take heed of safety signs on site – these cliffs are unstable and liable to rock falls at any time.

Three places to visit on the Jurassic Coast

Upcoming events

Studland Bay

Learn to coastal row

Tue 26 Mar 2019
09:00-11:00
Try something new with a 4-part course, from a professional rowing coach, at Knoll Beach.
Studland Bay

Sub Aqua valentine tank exhibition

Tue 26 Mar 2019
10:00-16:00
Explore the WW2 history of the Studland through the eyes of the diving group researching the sunken Valentine Tanks
Studland Bay

Bird walks

Wed 27 Mar 2019
13:30-15:00
Interested in picking up some new skills? Want to explore the fantastic woodland and bird hides of Studland? Join our bird watching expert Kevin for a bird walk at Studland.
Studland Bay

Valentine tank at Studland

Sat 30 Mar 2019
09:30-16:00
A visit from the last remaining Valentine Tank around the anniversary of Exercise Smash.
Corfe Castle

Medieval Knight Academy

Sat 30 Mar 2019
10:00-16:00
Travel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight.
Corfe Castle

Mother's Day high tea

Sun 31 Mar 2019
12:00-17:30
Treat your mum to a day out at Corfe Castle, with a special Mother's Day high tea in our eighteenth century tea-rooms.
Volunteers take part in a beach clean at Studland Bay

Beach cleans across the South West 

We look after miles of coastline and beaches across the South West, and rely on volunteers to help us clear the tons of litter that appears on the coast. Take a look and see if there's a beach clean near you for this weekend and beyond.

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Spring bulbs flowering at Tyntesfield

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Devon

Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.

Dorset

Home to everything from an island, ancient coasts and hidden gems to a castle and Italian palace.