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Beautiful!

This made a really nice walk from Swanage (we walked there and back). We had 2 small kids so took a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rogoashear
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Hertfordshire, UK
Nice climb but boy was it blustery

Did the Studland circular walk (about 4 miles). Not overly hilly and well signposted. If you are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
dave v
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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“car park” (74 reviews)
“bankes arms” (36 reviews)
“south beach” (36 reviews)
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Swanage, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This made a really nice walk from Swanage (we walked there and back). We had 2 small kids so took a buggy, but I would NOT recommend taking a buggy as there are a few steep climbs/uneven steps if you're coming from Swanage! A baby/toddler...More

Thank Rogoashear
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Did the Studland circular walk (about 4 miles). Not overly hilly and well signposted. If you are in the area and fancy a walk its quite nice, but boy was it blustery today. Stood well away from any cliff top edges. Dog friendly. You have...More

Thank dave v
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely walk up from Swanage and back. The rocks are very impressive (and a bit scary for those who don't like heights). The route back was via the SW Coast path which was VERY muddy. Recommended for a decent stroll.

Thank colin b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a great national trust car park that is about a 20 minute easy walk from the rocks. Along the pathway are all sorts of wildlife and the view from each cliff edge is incredible. It just gets more dramatic as you approach the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started in Swanage and walked up the hill on Ulwell Road turning right on to Ballad Way. From here carry on straight and follow the signs. You effectively end up almost in someone's back garden. The path from here is muddy and there is a...More

Thank David G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk to Old Harry Rocks, it about a mile from the village. There is a 3 mile walk you can do back to the village if you wanted or you can turn round the same way as you came. Fantastic and beautiful views, to...More

Thank shepsu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was wondering why people raved about this geological formation, after all, there are sea stacks and arches all around the coast line, aren't there? On a sunny, chilly windswept day, the view is truly breathtaking, and the walk along for Studland through the beaches...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for the second time in the last 6 months on Sunday. Quintessentially British - up there with the white cliffs of Dover. A great spot to get a selfie or two as well!

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area can be reached from various locations and is owned by NT. If going from Studland Village vey flat and an easy walk with spectacular views of the surrounding area.

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a great walk from the National trust car park to the chalk headland and Old Harry Rocks. The cliffs this side are not to high and the gradient is quite gradual. It was a Sunday in January but the walk is obviously quite popular.

Thank George D
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Tobias S
17 June 2017|
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Response from cla1re9 | Reviewed this property |
not from either bay as cliff path is very steep, uneven and narrow but from the edge of town at the top of the headland out I would have thought it would be fine in good weather (mainly grass field to cross)
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Foodster_13
30 May 2016|
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. the NT car park behind the Bankes Arms is the nearest and best place to park
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