Sandsfoot Castle Beach (aka Sandsfoot Beach)

Sandsfoot Castle beach within Portland Harbour is sand and rocks.

This is a small private beach with a rocky backdrop on one side and a low cliff on the other.

Slipway and limited parking are available on the road.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Sandsfoot Castle Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 57 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Sandsfoot Castle Beach Water Quality

Water 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Feb 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 8.7℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.6℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (N)

Weymouth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Sandsfoot Castle Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Sandsfoot Castle Beach is at Chesil Cove 3.03 km (1.88 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 02:09 (Height 3.23m)
   Low Tide at 08:07 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 14:48 (Height 3.30m)
   Low Tide at 20:32 (Height 1.11m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 03:24 (Height 3.28m)
   Low Tide at 09:01 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 15:49 (Height 3.27m)
   Low Tide at 21:22 (Height 1.04m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 04:29 (Height 3.42m)
   Low Tide at 09:52 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 16:43 (Height 3.30m)
   Low Tide at 22:09 (Height 0.94m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 05:23 (Height 3.59m)
   Low Tide at 10:41 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 17:30 (Height 3.37m)
   Low Tide at 22:54 (Height 0.86m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 06:08 (Height 3.74m)
   Low Tide at 11:27 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 18:11 (Height 3.47m)
   Low Tide at 23:37 (Height 0.79m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 06:48 (Height 3.84m)
   Low Tide at 12:10 (Height 0.85m)
   High Tide at 18:48 (Height 3.56m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:15 (Height 0.75m)
   High Tide at 07:22 (Height 3.88m)
   Low Tide at 12:49 (Height 0.83m)
   High Tide at 19:22 (Height 3.63m)

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