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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Wool. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Wool is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Wool

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    Durdle Door

    Hiking Highlight

    Great natural spectacle. totally impressive

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    Cakes are served on the cart that was used to carry T E Lawrence's (aka Lawrence of Arabia) coffin to his final resting place - just a few metres down …

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    Lulworth Cove

    Hiking Highlight

    With a white pebble beach and clean turquoise waters, the horseshoe bay of Lulworth Cove is an extremely picturesque place to find yourself. At low tide, you can explore lots of rock pools that are teeming with life.

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    Bat's Head

    Hiking Highlight

    Bat's Head is a chalk headland on the Dorset coast. At the base of the headland is a small bat's cave. From atop the cliffs, you are afforded wonderful views …

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    Worbarrow Bay

    Hiking Highlight

    An exceptionally pretty semi-circular bay, this is a wonderful place for a swim or to simply admire the stunning chalk cliffs. Worbarrow Bay is part of the Jurassic Coast UNESCO …

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    Kit P
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    Velo Lounge Cafe

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Refreshment stop & bike garage in Wool. Currently open. Facebook link: facebook.com/pg/veloloungeuk/reviews/?ref=page_internal
    Really welcoming and well though of. Have bicycle supplies and service bikes as well. Perfick.
    They offer servicing for bikes too.

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    7

    Rhododendron Mile

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Catch this at the right time of the year and you'll understand why it's called Rhododendron Mile. A rolling road that cuts through Puddletown Forest, you'll fall in love with Southern Dorset's countryside.

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    Kimmeridge Bay

    Hiking Highlight

    Kimmeridge Bay is small and pretty, facing south west to Portland. A site of conservation, the bay is an exceptional spot for snorkelling as well as investigating rock pools. The …

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    Kit P
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    9

    Hardy's Cottage

    Hiking Highlight

    Built in 1800, this stunning thatched cottage was the birthplace of the famous writer, Thomas Hardy. Built by his great-grandfather, Hardy lived here for over 30 years and wrote some …

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    Kit P
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    10

    Stair Hole

    Hiking Highlight

    Stair Hole is a small cove where you can see the extraordinary folds of limestone strata known as the ‘Lulworth Crumple’. The unique rock structure was created during the Alpine orogeny and exposed by subsequent erosion.

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    Fossil Forest

    Hiking Highlight

    The beach at the foot of Bindon Hill boasts the most complete fossil record of a Jurassic forest in the entire world. Designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest …

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    Lulworth Camp APC

    Bike Touring Highlight

    It's not every day that you're cycling along and spy a few massive tanks loitering on the side of the road. Ride near Lulworth Camp though and you're guaranteed to …

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    Kit P
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    Lulworth Cove

    Road Cycling Highlight

    It is beautiful. But be warned tourist hot spot and the cafes etc can reflect this.
    Large car park and rubbish public toilets do not help.
    But IT IS beautiful...

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    Swyre Head

    Hiking Highlight

    The highest point in the Purbeck Hills, Swyre Head offers fantastic views in every direction. It lies just south west of Kingston village and can be easily reached thanks to …

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    Kit P
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    Wareham Quay

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A historic market town on the banks of the River Frome in Dorset, Wareham has plenty of pretty buildings and riverside relaxation spots. The quayside is particularly lovely with the …

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    Kit P
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    absolutely beautiful

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    Clavell Tower

    Hiking Highlight

    Clavell Tower is a Grade II-listed Tuscan style tower built in 1830. Visible for miles around, the tower recently underwent major restoration works, which included moving it 82 feet (25 m) inland.

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    This is well worth a look. Famous for it's engraved glass windows created by Lawrence Whistler. Lawrence of Arabia lies in a small cemetery over the road from the …

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    Tolpuddle Martyrs Tree

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Bit of history. You can rest under the tree good in the sun and the rain. Lots of sun at moment.
    httpww.ancienttreeforum.co.uk/ancient-trees/ancient-tree-sites-to-visit/south-west/tolpuddle-martyrs-tree-2/

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    Entrance to scrambling path up

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The hike is very worthwhile and you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view from above of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. It is advisable to wear sturdy shoes.

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