South West Coast Path - Lyme Regis to Poole

Overview

Trail Details
> Prices from: £ 595.00 per person
> Start / Finish: Lyme Regis / Poole
> Distance: 75 miles (120 km)
> Duration: 6 to 8 days according to choice
> Availability: Year round
> Grading: Moderate
> Way-marked

South West Coast Path (Lyme Regis to Poole) Highlights

  • Golden Cap - the highest point on the south coast and England's only natural World Heritage Site
  • White sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and peaceful azure waters
  • Weymouth's historic harbour - the location for the sailing events at the London Olympic Games
  • The incredible natural limestone archway of Durdle Door - one of the most famous landmarks on the south coast of England
  • Explore the 17 mile bar of shingle at Chesil Beach and the tranquil shores of the Fleet Lagoon

This section of the South West Coast Path is best known for its dramatic cliffs, iconic landmarks, picturesque coastal villages, and bustling trade towns and harbours.

The trail begins in the 'Pearl of the Dorset Coast', Lyme Regis, and ventures east along the cliffs for spectacular panoramic views. The path takes you to the towering cliffs at Golden Cap and the delightful village of Bridport, world-renowned for rope and net-making.

You will walk alongside stunning Chesil Beach and Fleet Lagoon - the largest tidal lagoon in Britain and protected since 1393. Durdle Door awaits you with its textbook arch.

Your walk ends at South Haven Point, close to the bustling town of Poole, home to the world’s second largest harbour after Sydney.