LulworthDorset. It consists of the villages of West Lulworth and East Lulworth.
Parking is available at Lulworth Cove and at Durdle Door for £2.50 for 1 hour, €4 for 2 hours, £5 for 4 hours, or€9 for the day. Your parking ticket is valid at both car parks if you decide to drive between them.
Lulworth CoveWalk down the road from the car park to the cove. Alternatively, walk along the cliff path for a good view of the cove and Stair Hole, another geological feature. It is possible to walk along the hills that surround the cove or along the shingle beach. Access to the area east of the cove is restricted as it is part of a firing range. It is normally only open at weekends and throughout August.
address: East LulworthCastle dating from the 17th century, which was destroyed by fire in 1929 and rebuilt in the 1990s. Built as a hunting lodge to entertain aristocracy and royalty, it was for centuries the family seat of the Weld family, the current owners of the Lulworth Estate. Climb the tower for spectacular panoramic views of the Purbeck countryside and towards the Jurassic Coast. Visit the 18th-century Roman Catholic Chapel and the 15th-century Church of St Andrew. Extensive parkland, woodland walks, and a children’s playground. The Castle Tearoom offers homemade cakes, cream teas and souvenirs. Pay & display parking gives access to the park and grounds, with a separate admission charge for the Castle (children under 4 free).
At the Durdle Door car park, there is a snack stand in season drink, ice cream, coffee, tea, etc., and toilets are available.
The Castle Inn
phone: +44 1929 400137address: Main Road, West Lulworth
phone: +44 1929 400333address: Main Rd, Lulworth Cove