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Coach permit for restricted roads in Purbeck

Drivers of coaches and minibuses with a total capacity of 12 seats or more need to carry a permit issued by Dorset Council to travel within a defined area or on certain roads in Purbeck.

Download a plan of restricted roads and areas.

The following villages are covered by the Traffic Regulation Order:

  • Church Knowle

  • Creech Hill
  • East Creech
  • Kimmeridge - access to Kimmeridge Bay is via a private toll road which operates from March to the October school half-term. Enquiries should be directed to the land agent on 01747 820031. Booking is not required but the toll charge is £20 per coach and £10 per minibus
  • Steeple

  • Tyneham - this location is within the MOD Ranges and access is under their control. Sometimes roads are closed during firing times. Contact MOD Lulworth (Lulworth Gunnery Ranges Office) on 01929 404712 for further information

  • West Creech Hill

  • Worth Matravers - there is no coach parking here. Access is for drop-off and collection only

Apply for a permit

There is no charge for the permit. Applications must be made at least 5 working days before the date of travel. You will need to take the permit with you in the vehicle when you travel.

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