This is a favourite place of ours and we often walk along the coast here. We prefer not to park at the busy Lulworth Cove but further up the hill and walk across the fields to the coast path. This is a favourite place for the more adventurous families to come for a day, there is a fairly steep path which could be challenging with little ones around.
There have been occasions when youngsters jump off the arch into the sea which is not to be recommended, it's called Tombstoning for obvious reasons. Just last year a young man was seriously injured doing just that.
On a brighter note the view from here is glorious and you can see for miles both east and west, the sunsets are breathtaking. On the horizon is the Isle of Portland, where many a birdwatcher has twitched.
I have seen Yellowhammers up here, Stonechats and loads of butterflys. I hope one day to get a digital SLR and get some close ups of these lovely creatures. Meanwhile the little point and shoot can capture a view as well as anything I think.
If you want to see some other pictures taken fom this area look at "Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door" on May 10th 2008, almost taken from the same spot.
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