THERE'S a beach in the UK that remains relatively unknown – because its main access point is on foot, through a creepy abandoned village.

The large bay with shallow waters has been described as both "stunning" and "unspoilt" with its remote location making it a dream for those who like to get away from the crowds.

Worbarrow Bay in Dorset ought to be more popular than it is, but some people are put off by the 20 minute walk required to reach it.

The most popular route to the beach is from Tyneham, which became known as a "lost village" after it was evacuated in the Second World War.

All 225 residents were displaced to make way for military training camps for allied soldiers on December 17, 1943.

A note was written by a villager for the arriving troops, urging them to look after the buildings.

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It read: "Please treat the church and houses with care; we have given up our homes where many of us lived for generations to help win the war to keep men free.

“We shall return one day and thank you for treating the village kindly."

However, none were able to return and the village remains uninhabited to this day.

It is now viewed by history buffs as a time capsule after it remained frozen in time following several failed attempts to return its inhabitants.

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A school, a church and several terraced houses remain standing, as does an old white and red phone box.

Other visitors have been amazed by the beach too, with one writing on TripAdvisor: "The scenery was spectacular and there wasn't a huge number of people about compared to the packed beaches of Bournemouth and Sandbanks."

Another said: "So glad we went as it's just stunning! Pebble beach as is normal on the Jurassic Coast, beautiful views and peaceful."

A third added: "This is an idyllic unspoilt beach. Stunning views of the bay and Portland Bill."

Humans aren't the only things seen swimming in the waters around there either, with Kimmeridge Bay along the coast known as a good place to spot dolphins and porpoises.

The cliffs overlooking the waters are a said to be a great vantage point for spotting marine life.

While Tyneham and Worbarrow are both a great day out, they are still owned by the Ministry of Defence as part of Lulworth Military Ranges.

Anyone looking to visit should check when they're able to, using the Tyneham website, with access only permitted on certain days.

Visit Dorset also explained that anyone in the area "must keep to the paths marked with yellow posts at all times".

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