Drone photos show the size of a major landslip in west Dorset.

Local photographer James Loveridge has captured the aftermath of the large cliff fall at Charmouth.

Bournemouth Echo:

  • The landslip from above by James Loveridge Photography

It comes as the Jurassic Coast Trust reminds people once again to stay safe at the coast, avoid cliff edges and stay away from the bottom of cliffs.

The cliffs near Stonebarrow gave way at around midday on Monday.

READ: 'Dangerous' and 'active' rockfall blocks off beach

Tonnes of rock and debris collapsed onto the beach below.

Bournemouth Echo:

  • Drone photos from James Loveridge Photography show Charmouth landslide 

Lyme Regis coastguards and RNLI crew headed to the area to check whether or not anyone was trapped or injured.

Thankfully, no one was.

Bournemouth Echo:

  • James Loveridge Photography

The lifeboat carried out safety checks and remained on the water while coastguards assisted 14 people cut off by the tide as a result of the fall.

Palaeontologist  Phil Davidson said that 'hundreds of tonnes' of rock has completely blocked off the beach.

He added that this slip is the largest at Charmouth for several years and comes after recent large falls at Burton Bradstock and West Bay.