Jurassic Coast

The fascinating rock formations and fossils of the Jurassic Coast chart 185 million years of the Earth's history. Enjoy the coastal walks and cliff-top views of a natural World Heritage Site, and soak up some salty sea air at the same time. The South West Coast path runs its entire length of 95 miles (152km), and you'll find some truly spectacular walking here. Feel free to set up camp or have a coastal picnic, you might want to pitch your tent near Durdle Door, one of the most iconic sites of the Jurassic Coast. One of the most popular activities is fossil hunting, head to the beaches between Charmouth and Lyme Regis for your best chances of finding some! There are numerous cruises available to take at the Jurassic Coast but if you're feeling really adventurous you can try coasteering. For those of you who travel with man's best friend, some of the beaches are pet-friendly. 

Jurassic Coast is about 2 and a half hours away from London.