Worth Matravers is a picturesque village situated on the cliffs 4 miles west of Swanage and 4 miles south of Corfe Castle. It comprises limestone cottages and farm houses set around the village green complete with duckpond. The village is also well known for the Square and Compass pub which has operated since 1793. The pub accommodates a small museum exhibiting fossils and other local artefacts.
- Plenty of great coastal walks in the area
- The Square and Compass pub – real ale, pies and great views
- Picturesque church
- 2 car parks
Worth Matravers Walks
Square and Compass Pub
Village Green and Duck Pond
St Nicholas Church
The Church of St Nicholas is a beautiful 11th Century Grade 1 Norman Church with a magnificent Chancel arch. It was extensively restored in 1869. Services are held weekly.
In the churchyard can be found the grave of Benjamin Jetsy who was considered to be the first vaccinator. Read the full story at the https://www.thelancet.com/