Anvil Point is part of the Jurassic Coast near Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, England. The Jurassic Coast stretches over a distance of 153 kilometres (95 mi), from Orcombe Point near Exmouth, in the west, to Old Harry Rocks, in the east.Anvil Point Lighthouse is located on the point.
Anvil Point is within the grounds of Durlston Country Park and is on the hill about three kilometres from Swanage town centre. Anvil Point is in the eastern part of the Portland limestone and the Purbeck beds that stretches from Durlston Head to St. Aldhelm's Head. For a long time the cliffs along this stretch of coast were quarried at Tilly Whim Caves, Dancing Ledge, Seacombe and Winspit. The cliffs are superb for geologists and also for walkers. They are very well known to rock climbers.
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