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St Aldhelms Head Walk

The Jurassic Coast

 

Details

Type:
Walk
Distance:
3 miles
Start From:
Car park at grid ref SY 96423 77415 near Worth Matravers
Total Ascent:
120m (approx)
Description:
This is a 3 mile walk exploring the coast path above Chapmans Pool to St Aldhelms Head with views along the Jurassic Coast past Lulworth to Portland in the distance.

Route

01 Start in the Car Park - Start in the car park at grid ref SY 96423 77415 near Worth Matravers

02 Exit the car park - At the South end of the car park, go though a wood stile and head South West across a open field to the next stile

03 Stile and field - Go straight ahead at the stile and continue acorss the open field to a stone wall and stile.

04 Stile and Wall - Go over the stile and turn left following the foot path along the side of the fence / wall

05 Stile - Continue over the stile and continue along the narrow path. take care as there is a long drop on the right side of this path.

06 Steps - Follow the steps down into the valley and up the other side and continue along the narrow path to the Coastguard building.

07 Coastguard Building and St Aldhelms Head - At the Coastguard building turn left onto a wide stone track and continue North East past the stone church building

08 Junction with Cottages entrance - Turn right and follow the stone track back to the car park and start of the walk

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Please take care when cycling or walking near cliff edges or steep paths.