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All reviews south beach car park the cliff lovely walk isle of wight arms pub studland bay easy walk stunning views boat trip coastal path circular walk banks arms well worth the effort public toilets enjoyable walk jurassic coast
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We parked along the road approaching the Studland/Sandbanks Ferry (free if you can get in) and walked all the way along Studland beach and then round to Old Harry's Rocks. Well sign-posted and relatively easy walking. Lovely sunny day in October and beautiful views! Took...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fab walking route, via the local pub and back to swanage. Highly recommended. Fabulous views. Plenty of walkers, cyclists and even horse riders. Careful with young children and dogs not on leads. No barriers at the edge ... which makes it even more beautiful.

Thank Claireebp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the hike up the hill, you'll get impressive views across the sea to the Isle of Wight, as well as out to Bournemouth and Poole Harbour. The white stone cliffs are beautiful and the waters stunning.

Thank Escape A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Park in the National Trust car parks and head out towards Old Harry Rocks, then continue up the slope southwards towards Ballard Down. The views don’t get much better than this and you’ll be rewarded with (on a good day) a relaxing memory of beautiful...More

Thank ldimage1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a walk round Studland. Impressive rock formation with beautiful vies of Studland beach and over the the Isle of Wight .

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the Jurassic Coast Cruise from Poole to Swanage and you go past the Old Harry Rocks. Very Impressive.

Thank Walk999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good part of our landscape but at the end of the day it is a rock formation so if you’re in the area take a look but I wouldn’t make a special trip.

Thank waldorf53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place to visit if you in the area, not too far away from sandy beaches, Corfe castle is close as well, beautiful views, short walk from national trust parking as well

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bit of a trek to the top but worth it for the panoramic views over poole harbour , purbeck , bournemouth and beyond .

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great tripgood value captain very funny well worth the money' always go on the trip. you are shown all around including the caves

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14 August 2018|
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Response from Luis B | Reviewed this property |
Use Boat Trip, is not expensive and your boy will love it. Is safe and kids love it.
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Inez B
11 August 2018|
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Response from bristoltoparis | Reviewed this property |
yes. keep on lead near edge.
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peterstamp1978
8 May 2018|
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Response from Jackie H | Reviewed this property |
There’s no car park nearby as far as I’m aware. We parked in the village next to the pub and walked up. Pay and display car park.
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