EXPLORE DURDLE DOOR
If you’re looking to experience the world-renowned natural beauty of Durdle Door, look no further than Rudds Guest House. Located just a stone’s throw away from the famous landmark, Bishops Cottage is the perfect point of departure for your explorations of this breathtaking coastal formation. Featuring 10 beautifully appointed rooms, each offering stunning views of either Lulworth Cove or the Dorset countryside, Bishops Cottage offers the ideal Durdle Door accommodation. Set on a cliff above Lulworth Cove, Bishops Cottage offers a secluded atmosphere amidst bustling surroundings. Our mature gardens, hidden sun terraces, and refreshing pool provide respite, making us the perfect place to escape for a weekend break or a holiday.
Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its creation is a result of millions of years of erosion caused by the pounding waves of the English Channel. The arch has been formed by the harder limestone layers resisting erosion more than the surrounding softer layers, forming a distinctive horseshoe shape. This world famous landmark is visited by hundreds of thousands of visitors every year!
Bishops Cottage Guest House is located just under a 5-minute drive or a lovely 30-minute scenic walk from Durdle Door, meaning you can fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the Jurassic Coast. As one of the oldest buildings in the village of West Lulworth, dating back to the 1650s, our guest house offers you a taste of history. Once the home of Bishop Wordsworth of Salisbury, son of the poet William Wordsworth, the building has been carefully adapted over the years to retain its original architectural features without compromising on comfort. Our unique position overlooking Lulworth Cove, along with our close proximity to the sea, makes us the ideal location for those searching for a B&B near Durdle Door. Visit this magnificent landmark during the day and explore the stunning Dorset countryside, including the Purbecks, and beyond. We are also a superb venue for weddings and other events, offering exclusive hire of the house and grounds—a unique setting for a truly memorable celebration.
If you’re searching for Durdle Door hotels near this famous stone arch, Bishops Cottage is here to make your travels a success. Contact us to book your stay or browse our website to learn more about our services, additional activities, and special packages.
Explore Durdle Door from the Comfort of Bishops Cottage
If you’re looking to experience the world-renowned natural beauty of Durdle Door, look no further than Bishops Cottage Guest House. Located just a stone’s throw away from the famous landmark, Bishops Cottage is the perfect point of departure for your explorations of this breathtaking coastal formation.