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Dancing Ledge, Swanage

#6 of 18 in Outdoors in Swanage
Outdoor Activity · Hidden Gem
Part of the Jurassic Coast, Dancing Ledge appears to dance during certain stages of the tide--it's a kind of optical illusion requiring a specific set of circumstances. Even if you miss the spectacle, the climb is exhilarating and the views worth the effort. By using our Swanage sightseeing planning site, you can arrange your visit to Dancing Ledge and other attractions in Swanage.
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  • We came here for the morning. Parked in the car park and walked down to Dancing ledge. The hill is steep so you need to be prepared for the walk down and up. When you arrive at the old quarry you can....  more »
  • This is a must-see place to visit if you are in the area. If you're walking the Jurassic Coast, spare an hour to walk down to the old quarry and admire the scenery. If you are up to scrambling down...  more »
  • Amazing place to stop on the SW coast path. Swam around for a while too. The water is very clear.
  • Awesome place to walk looked after by the national trust but free to explore. Great views.
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