When the continents of Africa and Europe collided Ma ago the effects were far reaching causing changes in the rock formations many of miles away. The rocks at Lulworth were lifted, twisted and folded over into their present position.
Petroglyph: "A dramatic wide-eyed shield man occupies a spot high on a volcanic ridge overlooking the Galesteo River Basin near the village of Galesteo, New Mexico, a few miles from Santa Fe." (photo by Charles Mann, western, wild wild west)
Kink folds, or chevron folds. Rocks units being compressed due to stress can fold into beautiful shapes. Chevron folds specifically form when the rock unit is composed of alternating layers of relatively "tough" and relatively "weak" rock.
The Dorset and East Devon Coast has an outstanding combination of globally significant geological and geomorphological features.