Swanage Studland, Dorset – Rock Around the Coast guided walk

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and take a walk through time! Explore the unique geology, spectacular landforms, diverse wildlife and rich history of Englands only Natural World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast. This series of walks offers an exceptional opportunity to learn about the Jurassic Coast and the people that work to preserve and promote this amazing World Heritage Site.BOOKING ESSENTIAL!***location & time to be confirmed on booking***Eleven different organisations, visitor centres and groups in Dorset and East Devon are working in partnership to run guided walks that span the entire Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site. Following the South West Coast Path Regional Trail each leg will be led by a local guide with their own expert knowledge and unique perspective of the area. As the walks progress west to east a relay of guides takes up the story for each section of the Jurassic Coast revealing its rich heritage.Each walk can be enjoyed independently of the others in the series, so you can join as many or as few as you like.What previous Rock around the coast walkers had to sayFab walk, pace great, many thanksAmazing walk. Very informative. Fantastic day! Thanks.Great idea walking the coast, hope to do more next year.Very interesting and excellent series of walks. Managed to get to three would certainly come again.A truly magnificent coastlineThe cliffs between Exmouth in East Devon and Studland in Dorset are made of rocks that formed between 250 million and 65 million years ago. During that time the environment shifted from desert to ocean, followed by forests and swamps and finally a warm tropical sea. These changing conditions gave rise to many different kinds of rock which in turn have given us a remarkably varied coast line. The cliffs, landscape, wildlife and even towns and villages are influenced by the changing geology, creating a coast where every part is different from the rest.Rock Around the Coast takes 95 miles of cliffs, bea
Swanage Studland, Dorset
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Swanage Studland, Dorset

There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page:

http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/

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