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Woman falls from cliff near popular beach spot of Durdle Door

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A woman has died after falling from a cliff at Man O’War beach near Durdle Door, Dorset.

The incident took place just after 3pm on Monday afternoon at the popular coastal spot near Lulworth.

The woman had been climbing down the 150ft-high rocky cliffs that form part of the famous landmark.

But she fell onto rocks below the cliff overlooking the beach.

Emergency services were called, including police and coast guard, along with two crews and a technical rescue team from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Dorset Police said the woman died at the scene.

“Officers are investigating the circumstances of this tragic incident,” a spokesperson said.