History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
A short walk from the church brings you to Old Harry Rocks, a series of chalk cliffs jutting out into the bay. The rocks have seen many shipwrecks in their day, but the views on a clear afternoon are stunning.
Along the bay is Fort Henry, built above the beaches where Allied troops drilled for the D-Day landings. Also near Studland is the Agglestone, or Devil's Nightcap, a natural rock formation composed of a 400-tonne slab of sandstone balanced on top of a conical hill.
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Address: Studland, Dorset, England
Attraction Type: Village
OS: SZ 0340 8255
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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St Aldhelm's Chapel - 6.3 miles (Historic Church)
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum - 6.3 miles (Museum)
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