Weymouth beach with its golden sands is one of the best family beaches along the South Coast. The long curving bay makes Weymouth Dorset’s main holiday town. The main beach Read more [...]
Nearest Blue Flag Beaches Dorset
Blue Flag beaches in Dorset, United Kingdom, the Blue Flag award is a prestigious, international award scheme that aims to provide an assurance to tourists that a beach has met a minimum standard. To collect a Blue Flag any UK and Ireland beach must achieve the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.
Below we list the current Dorset beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
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 [...]
Branksome Chine beach is a sandy beach very popular with watersports. Facilities include parking, food and toilets.
Durley Chine beach (west cliff) is a good family sandy beach. Water activities include sailing, windsurfing and canoeing and are zoned to allow for safe bathing. Facilities include parking, pub, Read more [...]
Alum Chine beach is a sandy beach popular with families and has a children’s play area and a paddling pool. The beach is not so busy as those closer to Read more [...]
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.
Canford Cliffs beach is a shallow sloping sandy beach, although as the tide comes in the amount of sand available is limited. The beach is below a steep sandy cliff Read more [...]
Sandbanks beach on the Sandbanks Peninsular is a large sandy beach ideal for those looking to relax and those that want a more active beach. This is a very active Read more [...]
Shore Road beach is a large sandy beach that joins with the Sandbanks beach and is the part just before the beach hits the Peninsula. Facilities include cafe, toilets, lifeguards Read more [...]
The Central beach at Swanage is a great family beach set within a Victorian town with a pier. Swanage is a nice traditional family seaside resort whilst the beach is Read more [...]