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What a great place with lots of atmosphere

A good walk from the car park but well worth it. We walked down via the (very muddy) footpath... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Dawn W
Enjoyable walk, good walking shoes a necessity!

Lovely walk across fields and tracks from Worth Matravers. Easy parking in village (donation fee of... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Paul R
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

A good walk from the car park but well worth it. We walked down via the (very muddy) footpath across the fields and back via the track. A stout pair of shoes or boots essential but we had come prepared. The quarry had a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Lovely walk across fields and tracks from Worth Matravers. Easy parking in village (donation fee of £2) about a mile and a half walk to Winspit. You can join the south coast walk from Winspit east or west. Interesting mines can be explored at your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect when we arrived but it’s a beautiful spot for a picnic and some climbing (if you’re inclined). The beach is lovely but it’s rock and not sand! It’s a huge old quarry but it’s lovely :D

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Jess H
Reviewed 5 March 2016

If you fancy walking 1.5 miles to swim off a cove where you have to be very careful of the rocks, then this is the place for you. I used to come here 30 years ago and it is unchanged. This is only suitable for...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Scary and awesome place.......a good walk downhill to get to the caves (old quarry) and uphill back to the village! We took 2 children under 7 but I would not advise anyone with a buggy to do this walk it's muddy in places and a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank DianeA656
Reviewed 3 December 2014

As you arrive at this old quarry, with its dark caves cut into the grey stone cliffs of highly fractured Portland Stone, and hear the waves breaking on the rocks with a canon like boom, it is not difficult to imagine smugglers landing on the...More

Date of experience: November 2014
4  Thank Amanda W
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