Walks

It takes about an hour and a half to walk to Durdle Door along the coast path. The path runs along the cliffs close to the sea where you can see unfolding views of Portland and Weymouth Bay to the west and St Alban’s Head to the  east . Beyond Durdle  Door lies Lulworth Cove and a choice of pubs and restaurants. You can either take a taxi back from Lulworth or take the main road out of the village and make a circuit back to Marren on the high ground. 

Bats Head is a promontory sticking out into the sea, with sheer sides. If you have the courage to go out to its tip you will be rewarded with a fabulous view of the Jurassic Coast. It is half way to Lulworth so takes about an hour to get there.

It takes just seven minutes to walk down to the beach from Marren, or five minutes to the coastal path. Then it is another ten minutes to the cafe in Ringstead (not open in winter) or twenty five minutes to the Smugglers pub in Osmington Mills which serves good food and excellent beer. The walk there is close to the  sea on low cliffs.

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