West Lulworth, Dorset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of West Lulworth and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

The Castle Inn

My aunt Dorothy Whitlock was a collector of seashells and black sand. When you enter the Castle Inn you may notice on your left hand side the mural created by her of shells and black sand. I myself now collect shells ...Read full memory

Two Unusual Events.

The first unusual event that I remember was when the tide went out so far that it was possible to walk all the way across the cove; it was also possible to walk out to the two points of the cove. Secondly was when ...Read full memory

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve was a magical time at Lulworth. As a member of the choir I remember how we went around the village singing carols. There was no electricity in most of the village at the time and most cottages used lamps and ...Read full memory