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Jurassic Coast

Phil Wareham | Clavell's Pier

Clavell's Pier

The rocks at Kimmeridge Bay known as Clavell's Pier captured at sunset with Portland just visible on the horizon
Phil Wareham | Chesil Boat

Chesil Boat

Probably the most photographed boat in Dorset this small boat sits near the sea wall on top of the shingle bank that is known as Chesil Bank or Chesil Beach. The bank all 18km of it was designated a World Heritage Site in July 1985
Phil Wareham | Mupe Rocks

Mupe Rocks

The first of a west to east chain of rocks close to Mupe Bay. Mupe Bay lies just to the east of it's well known neighbour Lulworth Cove. It lies within an area requisitioned by the MOD in 1941 and access to this area is still controlled. Mupe bay is part of the Jurassic Coast and the South West Coast Path also passes through this area. Arish Mell and Worbarrow Bay complete the larger bay.
Phil Wareham | Mupe Rocks

Mupe Rocks

From the clifftop overlooking the line of rocks known as Mupe Rocks with Mupe Bay, Arish Mell and Worbarrow Bay just beyond. This part of the Jurassic Coast is in an area requisitioned by the MOD in 1941 and access to the area and the South West Coast Path that goes through here, is still controlled today.
Phil Wareham | Houns Tout

Houns Tout

Part of the Jurassic Coast overlooked from Houns Tout in Kingston. Below the viewpoint is Egmont Point and beyond Chapmans Pool is St Aldhelms (or St Albans) Head
Phil Wareham | Old Harry Rocks

Old Harry Rocks

The white cliffs of Ballard Down, Handfast Point and the chalk sea stack known as Old Harry Rocks. These rocks mark the eastern end of a stretch of the south coast from Exmouth at its western end known as The Jurassic Coast. For those who have travelled the South West Coast Path from Minehead these stack are the last major landmark they would pass as they close in on the eastern end of the path at the entrance to Poole Harbour some 6km away
Phil Wareham | Jurassic Mupe

Jurassic Mupe

From the rocks in the small cove at the western end of Mupe Rocks. This part of the Jurassic Coast is part of the land requisitioned by the MOD during World War 2 and access to this area is still restricted to certain times. The rocks are at the western end of the bay home to Mupe and Wordarrow Bays, Arish Mel and Worbarrow Tout
Phil Wareham | Square Splash

Square Splash

A wave breaks on some rocks near the ledges close to the entrance to Kimmeridge Bay
Phil Wareham | Kimmeridge Colours

Kimmeridge Colours

From the rocky ledges close to the entrance to Kimmeridge Bay a sunset view out to sea
Phil Wareham | From Dungy Head

From Dungy Head

A view along part of the Jurassic Coast of Dorset from Dungy Head near Lulworth Cove. As we look past St Oswald's Bay, Man O'War Beach, Durdle Door, Bat's Head and White Nothe, Weymouth is in view
Phil Wareham | Jacobs Ladder Sidmouth

Jacobs Ladder Sidmouth

The famous red cliffs of the western end of the Jurassic Coast overlooking Jacobs Ladder Beach with the white steps, which give the beach its name, leading to Connaught Gardens
Phil Wareham | Splashback

Splashback

Low tide at Mupe Rocks on Dorset's Jurassic Coast. A small wave rolls against one of the ledges and rolls back on itself. In the distance Worbarrow Bay. This area was requisitioned by the MOD during World War 2 and access is still restricted
Phil Wareham | Old Harry Sunrise

Old Harry Sunrise

A midsummer sunrise over Old Harry Rocks at Handfast Point on Ballard Down. There are three formations in the group and they mark the eastern end of the south coast of England known as the Jurassic Coast
Phil Wareham | Jurassic View

Jurassic View

The view from Emmet Hill looking west over Chapmans Pool, past Egmont Point and Hons Tout, Rope Lake Head, Clavells Hard and Broad Bench. Further along the coast to Gad Cliff, Worbarrow and Mupe Bays as far as White Nothe as the haze at Ringstead Bay obscures the view to Weymouth
Phil Wareham | Bats Head

Bats Head

A view along the beach at Durdle Door with a few Lowryesque figures below the white cliffs.
Phil Wareham | Behind the Green Boat

Behind the Green Boat

Behind the green boat is Fleet Lagoon and Chesil Bank. The 18 mile pebble and shingle bank was made a world heritage site in 1985.
Phil Wareham | Jurassic Sunset

Jurassic Sunset

Emmets Hill, part of the Jurassic Coast, overlooks Chapmans Pool and this view into the sunset shows Portland Bill on the horizon.
Phil Wareham | Kimmeridge

Kimmeridge

A dropping tide at Kimmeridge begins to expose some of the rocks on the ledges in the bay at Kimmeridge. The folly, Clavell's Tower stands on the clifftop
Phil Wareham | Sunrise at Swanage

Sunrise at Swanage

A two master at anchor in the bay at Swanage as the sky colours just before the sunrise.
Phil Wareham | Dancing Ledge

Dancing Ledge

Part of the Jurassic Coast of Dorset, Dancing Ledge gets it's name from the effect the old quarry working have on the waves in the area as they rebound into an incoming wave.