More drama than Broadchurch: a car-free trip around West Bay, Dorset


Phoebe Taplin

This area’s cliffs and beach were a focus for the TV show filmed here but there’s also nature, history and wildlife to savour on a bus-friendly break

Anyone who has watched ITV’s crime drama Broadchurch has an idea of what Dorset’s Jurassic Coast looks like: sunset-golden beaches under honeyed sandstone cliffs. But, beyond the sandy selfies and caravan sites, there are hidden walks on sunken paths between banks of hart’s-tongue ferns. There are wading birds and wild swans on the shores of a long pebbly lagoon, spectacular paths and bus rides over sea-view hills, and seriously good cafes.

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