The Durdle Door to White Nothe Walk is an excellent stand-alone walk starting in Durdle Door car park or it can easily be added to the Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door walk. The first half of the walk can be quite challenging with some steep sections but you’ll be rewarded by some stunning coastal views and you’ll be able to escape the crowds at Durdle Door during the summer.
Distance: 5.5 miles (circular)
Difficulty: moderate (uneven ground, some steep ascents)
Estimated time: 3 hours 15 minutes,
Total ascent 1001ft, Max elevation 554ft
Date of walk: March 2021
Route Map and GPS Navigation
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Route Description and Photos
Durdle Door car park to the tip of White Nothe is 2.7 miles and takes around 1 hour 50 minutes. Returning to the car park via Old Daggers Gate Road is about the same distance but a bit quicker because it’s more level taking about 1 hour 25 minutes