Warning over coastal paths

Boxing Day walkers are being urged not to use the South West Coast Path, which runs through Dorset, because of possible landslides and rock falls.

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More than 70 miles of Dorset cliffs covered by warning

The Jurassic Coast is unsafe for walkers Credit: Purbeck Council

More than 70 miles of Dorset coast are covered by the warning from the British Geological Survey. Recent heavy rain has led to fears of landslides or rockfalls. More rain is forecast for this afternoon.

The South West Coast Path begins at Poole Harbour and covers 71 miles of beautiful coastline including Lulworth Cove.

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