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Coach permit for restricted roads in Purbeck

Coaches and minibuses with over a 12 seat capacity need a permit for some minor roads in Purbeck.

The following villages are covered by a Traffic Regulation Order which prohibits coaches over 12 seats in capacity from entering without a permit:

  • Church Knowle

  • Creech Hill
  • East Creech
  • Kimmeridge - access to Kimmeridge Bay is via a private toll road which operates from March - October school half-term. Queries should be made to the land agent 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

Download a plan showing restricted roads and areas.

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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