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Place Category: Beaches
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 the west of Charmouth is the site of the largest coastal mudslide in Europe, called Black Ven, it was created in the winter of 1958/59.
Facilities include parking, toilets, cafe / shop.
Dog restrictions: Dogs not allowed April to October.
Charmouth Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through next Saturday, with temperatures peaking at 18°C on Tuesday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
13->173% 61% 13 mph
7:00 am 7:09 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Sunday, Sep 24th
13->1732% 79% 9 mph
7:02 am 7:07 pmLight rain until afternoon.Monday, Sep 25th
13->1743% 94% 5 mph
7:03 am 7:05 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Tuesday, Sep 26th
12->187% 50% 2 mph
7:05 am 7:03 pmMostly cloudy starting in the evening.Wednesday, Sep 27th
12->187% 28% 8 mph
7:06 am 7:00 pmLight rain until evening.Thursday, Sep 28th
14->1827% 95% 10 mph
7:08 am 6:58 pmLight rain in the morning and evening.Friday, Sep 29th
12->1728% 30% 7 mph
7:10 am 6:56 pmLight rain in the morning and overnight.Saturday, Sep 30th
11->1636% 81% 11 mph
7:11 am 6:54 pm
Charmouth Beach Tide Times
Charmouth Beach Bathing Water QualityWater samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area