Anvil Point

Anvil Point is part of the Jurassic Coast on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, England. It is within the grounds of Durlston Country Park and is about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Swanage town centre. Anvil Point Lighthouse is located on the point.

The Lighthouse on Anvil Point


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.


Local leisure activities include walking and rock climbing.


Coordinates: 50°35′31″N 1°57′36″W / 50.5920°N 1.9601°W / 50.5920; -1.9601