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Lulworth Cove Beach

Weymouth, Dorset

Lulworth Cove is a remarkable shell shaped cove surrounded by high cliffs and with a lovely beach.


Heritage Centre with toilets and gift shops and cafe
The village of West Lulworth has shops and a pub


Swimming is considered generally safe and there are rock pools to explore when the tide goes out

Nature and Wildlife

There are many interesting coastal walks on this stunning stretch of coastline. The heritage centre sells walking guides.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

Lulworth Cove Heritage Centre. Main Road. West Lulworth. Dorset. BH20 5QS Tel: 01929 400587


Nearest town: Weymouth
County: Dorset
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6184, -2.24782
Postcode: BH20 5RH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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From the east. head for Wareham then Wool on the A352. Lulworth is five miles south of Wool off the B3070/3071.

Public Transport

The nearest train station is at Wool. There is a bus service from Wool. Weaverbus operates a service between Wool/Wareham station. Lulworth Castle. Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door during the summer months.

Nearest Railway Stations

Wool (Approx. 4 miles away)
Moreton (Dorset) (Approx. 6 miles away)
Wareham (Dorset) (Approx. 8 miles away)
Weymouth (Approx. 9 miles away)
Holton Heath (Approx. 10 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Pay-and-display car park in the village

Nearby Car Parks

Lulworth Cove, West Lulworth (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Durdle Door, West Lulworth (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Ringstead, Osmington Mills (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Wool Station, Wareham (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Fishers Place, Ringstead (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Weymouth