Dorset - Welcome to the Jurassic Coast
The Jurassic Coast has many historic towns and villages along its entire length and they are a great base for exploring the beautiful coastline.
West Dorset has lots to offer with beautiful scenery and plenty of history and heritage. You can go for amazing walks, relax by the sea or visit some of the towns and villages along the way. This is Thomas Hardy country.
The market towns of Dorchester and Bridport and the coastal towns of Lyme Regis and West Bay are all within easy reach.
Places to Visit
This seaside resort boasts 7 miles of beaches and beautiful Victorian architecture. Bournemouth Pier, includes an activity centre with an obstacle course, a climbing wall and a zip line. The 3km-long Bournemouth Gardens offer rock gardens, an aviary and plant species from 3 continents.
It is the only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site in England, ranking the Jurassic Coast alongside the Grand Canyon and Great Barrier Reef as one of the natural wonders of the world.
- The Tank Museum
- Weymouth Beach
- Swanage Railway
- Monkey World
- Durdle Door
- Lulworth Cove
- Poole Harbour
- Brownsea Island
- Abbotsbury Swannery
- Corfe Castle
- Lulworth Castle
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