Lulworth Estate

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Lulworth Park, surrounding Lulworth Castle.
Belhuish Farm, now used as a timber yard for the Lulworth Estate.
Durdle Door from the eastern side of the estate

The Lulworth Estate is located in central south Dorset, England. Its most notable landscape feature include a five-mile stretch of coastline on the Jurassic Coast. Part of the area is a World Heritage Site.

The historic estate includes the Lulworth Castle and Park.[1] The landscaped gardens are Grade II listed in the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.[2] The castle was residence to the Weld family until 1929 when it was ravaged by fire.[3]

The 12,000 acre estate is predominantly owned by the Weld family, who have lived there for several generations. [4] The Lulworth Estate was once part of a grander estate under Thomas Howard, 3rd Viscount Howard of Bindon.[5]


  1. ^ "Lulworth Castle and Park". Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013., Durdle Door & Lulworth Cove.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Lulworth Castle (1000720)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  3. ^ Akira, Hirano (2013). "Treasures of the Library". The Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Art and Culture - University of East Anglia. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  4. ^ Shrubsole, Guy. "The ten landowners who own one-sixth of Dorset". Who Owns England?.
  5. ^ "Lulworth Estate". Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013.

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Coordinates: 50°38′15″N 2°12′38″W / 50.63750°N 2.21056°W / 50.63750; -2.21056