Trip Planner: Europe / UK / England / Dorset / Isle of Purbeck / Swanage / Langton Matravers / Dancing Ledge
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.
Dancing Ledge Reviews
Not only a beautiful place but also historic regarding the quarrying for stone. Be prepared for some steep hill climbing if you want to visit the best parts. Read up about this place before going. more »
As NT members we parked for free at Spyway (beware though this is a very small car park) Walked through the fields & bridleways down to Dancing Ledge. Spent a while there exploring & watching the... 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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