Fishermans Walk Beach is a sandy beach with some pebbles. Facilities include cafe, toilets, deck chair hire, beach huts, cliff lift, car parks and road parking, lifeguards in summer and kids zones.
Planning a trip to Dorset and looking for the nearest beaches. From Lyme Regis in the West to Bournemouth in the East, most of Dorset’s coastline is part of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, which stretches for 155 km. Dorset really does offer everything from sandy beaches and rocky cliffs to natural rock arches, rare wildlife and loads of fossils.
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Bournemouth’s East Cliff beach is situated between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and this is a great sandy family beach. Land train goes along promenade between the two piers. The East Read more [...]
Church Ope Cove beach is a pebble beach with a small stream on the eastern side of Portland and as the tide goes out you have a number of rock Read more [...]
Worbarrow Bay beach is mainly pebbles with a little sand. The beach has a steep shelf and so swimmers will be in deep water very fast. Popular anchorage for boats Read more [...]
Avon Beach is situated at Mudeford to the east side of the Christchurch Harbour entrance, near Bournemouth and is a 1/4 mile of sandy beach with views of the Isle Read more [...]
Charmouth beach is a sand (at low tide) and shingle beach that stretches for two miles with rock pools. Charmouth beach is an excellent place to search for fossils. To Read more [...]
Friars Cliff beach is a mixture of sand and shingle with great views across Christchurch Bay to the Isle of Wight. Good family beach with safe swimming, backed by a Read more [...]
Highcliffe Castle beach is a sand and shingle beach backed by woods and Highcliffe Castle. Limited facilities: parking, toilets and cafe in the grounds of Highcliffe Castle. Note that the Read more [...]
Mudeford Quay is at the entrance to Christchurch harbour is not a beach but provides a great family day out location. You can fish off the quay, walk to the Read more [...]
Lyme Bay is situated on the south coast of England, towards the western end of the English Channel. The Lyme Bay coast makes for excellent family holidays with excellent beaches, Read more [...]
Bowleaze Cove beach is a sand and shingle beach backed by cliffs and is at the eastern end of the long beach stretch within Weymouth Bay. When the tide comes Read more [...]
Southbourne beach is a sandy beach with some shingle and is popular with families. Like most Bournemouth beaches the seafront is backed by a steep cliff. Facilities include lifeguards in Read more [...]