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West Lulworth, Dorset

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West Lulworth, Dorset

West Lulworth is a village in the Purbeck district of Dorset, England, situated on the English Channel coast beside Lulworth Cove. The village has a population of 766 (2001), 9.3% of dwellings are second homes. The village is a gateway to the Jurassic Coast world heritage site and is a popular tourist destination, especially for day trips. The village has a first school, several small hotels, pubs and a general store.
DistrictPurbeck
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY8280
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population766
 

Other names by which West Lulworth, Dorset has been known in the past

Lulworth ~ Lulworth West

West Lulworth, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lulworth, West, coast par. and vil., Dorset, in S. of co., 8½ miles SW. of Wareham, 4364 ac. (including East Lulworth), pop. 339; P.O.; near the vil. is a narrow sea inlet called Lulworth Cove.

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