Last Chance Jurassic

Jurassic Coast Week-end Hike

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Jurassic Coast Week-end Hike

September 15 - September 17

£75
Last Chance Jurassic

LAST FEW DAYS REMAINING

BOOK THIS AMAZING WEEKEND TREK  for September 2017

Stretching 95 miles between Old Harry Rocks in Dorset, to Orcombe Point in East Devon, the Jurassic Coast – England’s first Natural World Heritage Site – is the most geologically diverse coastline in the world. The exposed cliff sections allow you to look back through 185 million years of time; dinosaur remains have been found here, and it’s a fossil-hunter’s paradise.

With a more recent history of mining, shipwrecks and smuggling, this is a fascinating stretch of coastline for you to explore.

You will take in some of the most spectacular scenery, from the renowned natural stone archway of Durdle Door to the beautiful circular Lulworth Cove, as you continually climb and descend the steep hills of the Jurassic Coast.

You will camp at a lovely campsite a short distance from the route.

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Day 1: Meet Campsite – We meet at our campsite near Wool, Dorset, for a trek briefing, and get to know the rest of the group over dinner and an evening in camp.

 Day 2: Durlston Head – Kimmeridge

After breakfast, we transfer (approx. 30 mins) to Durlston Head, a Country Park on the cliffs above Swanage walking  west along the hilly coastline until our route flattens out a little and we arrive at the bay.

There will be time for a paddle or to look for fossils before we are transported back to our campsite Trek approx 14 miles / 22km

 Day 3: Kimmeridge – Durdle Door

After breakfast we rejoin the coastal path and continue walking west to Lulworth Ranges – land used as Army firing ranges. Not always open, this region is abundant in flora and fauna. We follow the contours of the cliffs and with tTime permitting, we can detour inland to the poignant village of Tyneham, deserted in the 1940s. Continuing to the famous Lulworth Cove, formed by glacial waters melting on the way out to sea.

 We have time to take in the amazing twisted rock layers around the cove before conquering our last steep uphill, over the white crumbling limestone cliffs that take us to Durdle Door, an outstandingly beautiful place to finish our tough weekend’s trek.

After a group photograph at the finish point, we transfer back to our campsite to pack up and head for home after an exhausting but exhilarating weekend! Trek approx 9 miles / 14km

Dates and Cost

15th – 17th September 2017

Registration: £75

Minimum sponsorship required: £490

Self funded option: £ Registration + £245 + fundraising

If you are interested, please book HERE

For a brochure please download HERE

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • All food, accommodation and camping equipment
  • Transfers within trek
  • Discover Adventure leaders; cooks and drivers
  • Full vehicle support
  • Optional pick-ups or drop offs from Wool Railway Station

WHAT’S EXCLUDED

  • Travel insurance (optional)
  • Personal items such as drinks, snacks and souvenirs
  • Sleeping bag and sleeping mat
  • Transport to/from the event
  • Entry to any optional sites or activities
  • Any applicable surcharges as per Terms and Conditions

Details

Start:
September 15
End:
September 17
Cost:
£75
Website:
http://www.rainbowcentre.org/?post_type=tribe_events&p=10027&preview=true

Venue

Wool
United Kingdom

Organizer

The Rainbow Centre