Parish Clerks Network

Opening Times 2018

When no firing is taking place:

The Elmes Grove gate that allows vehicle access to Tyneham is opened at 9am each day and is locked again each evening at dusk.

The gates to the walks are open around 9.00am on Saturday and remain open until 8.00am on Monday (when only open at weekends).

The exhibitions in Tyneham Church, Tyneham Farm and Tyneham School are open from 10.00am until 4.00pm.


The opening dates and firing times are subject to last-minute change. Please phone 01929 404819 to listen to an answering machine that will give up-to-date access information to callers.

Enquiries should be made in writing to:

Range Control

DTE Lulworth


BH20 5QF

The Lulworth Range Walks and Tyneham Village are open to the public every weekend with the exception of the following dates:

13 and 14 January 2018

24 and 25 February 2018

17 and 18 March 2018

13 and 14 October 2018

10 and 11 November 2018

•   8 and   9 December 2018

In addition to the weekends, the Lulworth Range Walks and Tyneham Village are open every day during the following periods - all dates are inclusive:

Easter 30 March – 15 April 2018

Spring 26 May – 3 June 2018

Summer 27 July – 2 September 2018

• Christmas 22 December 2018 – 6 January 2019

Click here to see Opening Dates shown on Monthly Calendars for Jan 2018 to Dec 2018