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Old Harry Rocks

Swanage, England
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Swanage, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The British SW coast offers many beautiful rocky views and this is one of the best. Just a short walk along the cliffs in a grassy meadow to Old Harry Rocks is well worth the rewards

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed yesterday

We walked here from the Boscombe end of Bournemouth along the seafront, across the chain ferry and then along the coastal path to get here. That’s an easy route, only difficulty is if you’re walking on the beach or amongst the dunes in the soft...More

Thank Henry T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was an impromptu decision to visit the rocks and i am so glad i did it. It was absolutely picturesque. I have short strides so it took me half an hour to get there. The path is flat and its country road with all...More

Thank Lia I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved to come here.. its amazing and stunning view.. wort the walk.. keeping fit and be rewarded with such amazing view.. worth it

Thank mariapiadellicarri
Reviewed 1 week ago

old harry rocks are three big rocks in the sea they make a lovely view! a good photo opportunity! worth a look.

Thank samandpaul2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled on a boat cruise around the Jurassic coast whereby we passed old Harry's rocks. We we told it was a beautiful walk so therefore decided we would like to try it by foot. We managed to locate the walk after travelling across on the...More

Thank JoanneChace73
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE visited old harry rocks, by boat from Poole, and there was a very interesting commentary on board, The coast to old harry, is called Jurassic coast, for a good reason as many fossils, have been discovered on the cliffs etc. well worth a visit,...More

Thank kenneth w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking in the National Trust car park was easy (and free to NT members), easily located without map, just follow the signs to Old Harry Rocks. Close to the nearby pub. The walk was not too onerous which was great given that we both have...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk with superb view's! Well worth the trek up from Swanage especially if you have the weather for it.

Thank carolineholiday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place for a picnic and to see Old Harrys and Studland beach and coastline. Well worth the walk from Swanage or from one of the National trust car parks on the Studland side.

Thank aims1968
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Lia I
Hi I am thinking of doing the old harry rocks in the early morning then to brownsea island tomorrow? can anyone please tell me which way should be easier? and how long does it take sundland bus stop to the rocks with return? Many thanks in advance
30 March 2017|
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Hi Marc, thanks for the info we are heading that way tomorrow. Where are the car parks you mentioned situated please? I've heard parking can be a pain in those parts. Thanks in advance!
30 May 2016|
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. the NT car park behind the Bankes Arms is the nearest and best place to park
How far is the shortest walking route to Old Harry Rocks and how long will it take to go there and back?
19 December 2014|
Response from sonulique | Reviewed this property |
Depends from where. From Studland bus stop it is about 2km of nice and easy walking. Definitely worth it!
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