How to get to Chapman’s Pool, details of the walk and nearest car park

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  • Post last modified:November 16, 2020
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Directions to Chapman’s Pool, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

The walk from the small dry stone surrounded car park in Worth Matravers is just under a mile and you can refer to the Google map we have created to give you an idea of what the walk may involve.

The exact GPS co-ordinates for the nearest car park to Chapman’s Pool is – 50°35’48.1″N 2°03’06.3″W (50.596688, -2.051758)

You can also use the approximate postcode for the area as BH19 3LL to arrive at Renscombe Road and then from here it will be easy to spot the car park.

On your path down to Chapman’s Pool from the car park, you may come across some mud slides, so please take extra care.

Access to Chapman’s Pool

The walk from the Car Park in Worth Matravers village to the pool can be quite challenging at times even on a sunny day.

The walk offers breath taking views of the pool from high grounds and offer the perfect opportunity for photographers to capture very good shots.


The descend is altogether over 400 feet and frequent mudslides can wipe walking trails quite easily. However, some steep parts of the descend have been turned in to small steps by using small pieces of woods for ease of access.

Chapman’s Pool is dog friendly

The walk to the Chapmans Pool is dog friendly. Although you may be crossing some cattle fields, please do keep your dogs on leash to minimise disturbance to the farm animals.

But yes, your little friend can have a great time jumping amongst the rocks and playing in the water at Chapman’s Pool.

Map of the walk from the car park at Worth Matravers village to Chapman’s Pool

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Jane condie

    How far down the road access to Chapman’s pool from the top

    1. View Britain

      The walk from Worth Matravers car park is just under a mile. You can click on the map above for more details.
      If you do end up going, do take a few pictures and share with us! Good luck with your visit and take extra care with the landslides, steep slopes etc

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