Durdle Door Car Park

Parking at Durdle Door Car Park in Dorset

Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch located on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, England. There is a car park located near the arch, which provides access to the beach and surrounding area.

The car park is run by the Lulworth Estate and charges a fee for parking. The fees may vary depending on the time of year, but there are typically hourly, daily, and weekly rates available.

The car park can become very busy during peak season and weekends, so it is recommended to arrive early to secure a parking spot.

Durdle Door Parking

Durdle Door Car Park address

Address: Wareham, BH20 5PU

Cost to park at Durdle Door Car Park

With Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove owned by the Lulworth Estate, parking charges go towards to upkeep of the area, although they are affordable for a day out at one of Britain’s most photographed coastlines.

There is a car park located at the top of the cliff side where Durdle Door is located, or a separate car park next to the village of Lulworth, although walking between the two is recommended to make the most of the day.

DurationCost
Up to 4 hours£6.00
9am – 5pm£12.00
Durdle Door Car Park Pricing

You can pay by card on arrival, or book using the JustPark app.

Durdle Door Car Park spaces

It has a total of 750 parking spaces, including designated spaces for disabled visitors and parent and child parking.

Electric charge points

There are currently no electric vehicle charging points at the Durdle Door car park. However, the Lulworth Estate has expressed its intention to install charging points in the future as part of their sustainability initiatives.

It is recommended to check their website or contact them directly for updates on the availability of charging points at the car park. In the meantime, there are several electric charging stations located within a few miles of Durdle Door, including in the nearby town of Wareham.

Disabled parking

The Durdle Door car park provides several disabled parking spaces located close to the entrance of the car park for easy access. These spaces are reserved for blue badge holders and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

It is important to ensure that the blue badge is clearly displayed in the vehicle at all times while parked in the disabled spaces. The car park has a designated disabled toilet, which can be accessed using a RADAR key.

Additionally, there is a mobility service available to assist visitors with mobility issues to access the beach and surrounding areas. The service must be pre-booked in advance and further information can be found on the Lulworth Estate website.

How to get to Durdle Door Car Park

Depending on which direction you are coming from, you can follow these directions:

From London:

  • Take the M3 towards Southampton
  • Continue on the M27 towards Bournemouth
  • Merge onto the A31 towards Dorchester
  • Take the A35 exit towards Blandford Forum/Poole
  • Continue on the A35 until you reach the A352, then follow the signs to Lulworth Cove/Durdle Door

From Bristol:

  • Take the M32 towards Bath
  • Continue on the M4 towards Chippenham
  • Merge onto the A350 towards Warminster
  • Continue on the A350 until you reach the A31, then follow the signs to Bere Regis
  • Take the A35 exit towards Blandford Forum/Poole
  • Continue on the A35 until you reach the A352, then follow the signs to Lulworth Cove/Durdle Door

From Southampton:

  • Take the M27 towards Bournemouth
  • Merge onto the A31 towards Dorchester
  • Take the A35 exit towards Blandford Forum/Poole
  • Continue on the A35 until you reach the A352, then follow the signs to Lulworth Cove/Durdle Door

Once you arrive in the West Lulworth area, follow the signs for Durdle Door car park. The car park is located on the B3070 coast road and is well-signposted.