Find the nearest Beaches in Dorset

Planning a trip to the Dorset coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me.  Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.

When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby Dorset seaside towns and the surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.

If you are looking for an award-winning beach then you can browse our Blue Flag lists or Seaside Award lists.

Finding the right beach in Dorset is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Dorset beach visit should be.


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    Swanage Bay Beach

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    Bowleaze Cove Beach

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    Harbour Sandbanks Beach

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    Bournemouth Pier Beach

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    Charmouth Beach

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    Shell Bay Beach

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    Monmouth Beach

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    Rockley Park Beach

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    West Bay West Beach

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    Overcome Furzy Cliff Beach

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    Kimmeridge Bay Beach

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    Friars Cliff Beach