Worth Matravers Tourism

Worth Matravers is a village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. The village is situated on the cliffs west of Swanage. It comprises limestone cottages and farm houses and is built around a pond, which is a regular feature on postcards of the Isle of Purbeck. The civil parish stretches from the coast northwards to, and just beyond, the A351 road from Corfe Castle to Swanage. The village of Worth Matravers is situated on side roads towards the south of the parish, which also includes the village of Harman's Cross on the main road to the north. The cliffs of Worth Matravers were the site of a Chain Home radar station during World War II, which was instrumental in the development of radar when the Telecommunications Research Establishment outstation shared the site from 1940 until 1942 when it was relocated to Malvern, Worcestershire.


Looking for travel information about Worth Matravers? Explore the best travel advice on Worth Matravers, United Kingdom. The nearest major city to Worth Matravers is Bath. Attractions in Bath include Roman Baths Museum, Bath Abbey, The Circus And The Royal Crescent. Also, to reach Worth Matravers, you'll have to take a flight to Bath; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Worth Matravers.

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