Local anger over influx of visitors to Dorset coast

Large numbers of people flocked to Durdle Door today despite road closures Credit: ITV Meridian

A Dorset councillor says the local area can't cope with the large number of visitors travelling to small beaches.

Cllr Laura Miller who lives in Lulworth says local beauty spots are being ravaged by tourists with little thought for those who live there.

Thousands of people visited Durdle Door today despite roads being closed in the vicinity.

The closure follow a serious incident yesterday when three people were seriously injured while jumping from high rocks.

Councillor Miller told ITV Meridian the high number of visitors means social distancing cannot be observed: