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Great Motorcycling to Lulworth Cove in the UK With Triumph Riders

Updated on November 1, 2017
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I love to write about all sorts of subjects including Motorbiking, Touring. The pictures, most of them are taken whilst riding pillion.

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Very good turn out of bikes and riders today

It was a very good turn out today, lots of bikes, rider and pillion passengers, the weather was great and lovely and warm for a days ride.

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First stop The Somerford

The Somerford Inn

Colourful hanging baskets pepper the traditional Tudor-style façade of Beefeater Grill – The Somerford, making it an attractive spot for informal dining. The restaurant takes pride in its tasty selection of steaks, which can be enjoyed in the al fresco dining area.

Championing the unique flavours which come with chargrill cooking methods, the Beefeater Grill – The Somerford offers a modern take on traditional steakhouse dining. Alongside an accomplished bar stock, prime meat cuts, fresh fish and wholesome vegetarian dishes make up the simple yet diverse Beefeater menu. Beefeater Grill restaurants pride themselves on sourcing the finest meat cuts and premium seasonal produce.

Also renowned for its family-friendly welcome, which I must say they could not have made us more welcome, there were a lot of us and they ensured that we all had tea and coffee on arrival.

I would recommend this place to any bikers that are travelling in this direction a 10/10 from me and my biker friends.

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An insight into Lulworth Cove for you all to see

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The history of Lulworth Cove for those interested

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The Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre is the best place to start any visit to Lulworth. Whether you need the tide times or a geological map, drop in for helpful visitor information and guides to the local area. The Heritage Centre is free of charge and opens from 10am daily (except Christmas Day). Look at the displays in the Heritage Centre which tell the story of Lulworth from 150 million years ago, as the first rocks formed, to the landscape and village you see today. Animations show how the coast formed and two short films explain this World Heritage Site and how it looks in stormy weather.

Education groups can make use of the Heritage Centre or book a field session with the Lulworth Education Service rangers based in the building.

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A little bit about Lulworth Cove in all her glory

Lulworth Cove is the prime Dorset attraction for the budding geographer or simply for a leisurely walk along the Natural World Heritage Coastline and the challenging hills it's also a great place to ride too

.Lulworth Cove was formed approximately 10,000 years ago by the awesome powers of a river and the sea. It continues to evolve behind a narrow Portland stone entrance as the softer Purbeck, Wealdon, Greensand and Chalk exposures are eroded.

Lulworth Cove is the prime Dorset attraction for the budding geographer or simply for a leisurely walk along the Natural World Heritage Coastline and the challenging hills. By the Lulworth Cove there is the West Lulworth Heritage Centre acting as a museum about Lulworth and its coast and the history of the village, with plenty of Lulworth Souvenirs.

The Steps at the east end of the beach lead to the Fossil Forest and Mupe Bay with a stunning walk along the cliff top – this footpath is within the MoD restricted area and is only open on weekends and the whole of August.

A motor boat service from the beach will take you on a trip to Durdle Door or Mupe Bay by sea, from where you will have the best view of this spectacular coastline.

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Walking Lulworth Cove

Lulworth cove is a beautiful location to start the walk. The small village has a visitor centre (which is well worth visiting), a couple of cafes and a pub, as well as some small shops.

I would recommend walking down to the cove during your visit it really is very pretty.

The coast to the east is owned by the MOD, and access is only permitted on most weekends and during the summer months, so do check if you want to walk east at all.

The Cove is very sheltered and so the beach is popular. The visitor Centre has a lot of information about this section of the coast, as well as some videos of the area during storms. Also, make sure you see the impressive Stair Hole before you leave Lulworth (There is a picture included in this hub).

The Dorset and East Devon section of the coast path has recently become a World Heritage Site, because of the large number of fossils found in the area. The coast path to Weymouth starts at the back of the car park, and should be quite obvious, since it climbs up quite quickly. This part of the path is one of the most walked sections of the coast, as far as Durdle Door, so you might find the path quite busy. The path here has recently been improved, as it suffers a lot of erosion from the many people who use it.

The path climbs quite quickly out of Lulworth, but gives excellent views of the cove below as you climb. The path climbs to the top of Dungy Head, passing the beautiful Man O War Cove, with a group of rocks a little off the coast and St Oswalds Bay. As you reach the top, you get superb views of Durdle Door, one of the most photographed views of the coast path. The beaches here are excellent, and there are steps down to both Man o War Cove and Durdle Door beach. Both are very clean and mostly shingle, but they do slope quite steeply. The scenery here is about the best on the whole coast path, and the white cliffs contrast with the green fields in land and the clear blue sea. There is often (bot not always), a snack van on the path near Durdle Door, though don't rely on it. There is little change of refreshment beyond Lulworth until Ringstead Village and Osmington.

Worth a walk I would say.


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I think this must be my second best ride out of the season!

Definitely will be back, I love Lulworth Cove especially if the weather is good as it has been today.

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Time to go home!

Well I hope you enjoyed my hub, the photographs aren't too bad are they!

Until next time ride safe!

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      James 

      3 years ago from The Eastern Bypass

      I really like the photos. The word beautiful can never be enough to describe what I have seen. Great work. Keep up!

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