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Durlston is a key gateway to the South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site.
With the Durlston Castle visitor centre, Seventhwave Cafe, Fine Foundation Gallery, cicular trails, Tamper mobility scooters and seasonal bus Durlston aims to provide acccess for all.
Situated in the south-east corner of the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset (grid ref SZ 03 77), a mile south of Swanage, lies Durlston Country Park 320 acres of very special countryside.
Few places in Britain equal Durlston: The bare statistics merely hint at the amazing diversity of wildlife: 33 species of breeding butterfly, over 250 species of bird recorded, 500 wildflowers, 500 moths and thousands of other invertebrates.
Durlston's special qualities stem from a combination of geography, geology, history and careful management which has created a mosaic of nationally important wildlife habitats: sea-cliffs, downs, ancient meadows, hedgerows, woodland, and dry-stone walls each with their characteristic plants and animals.