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Place Category: Beaches
Ringstead Bay Beach is a shingle beach in a quiet rural location and is ideal for those who are looking for a peaceful day out. As the tide goes out you will get some sand and the beach is overlooked by unspoilt farmland and cliffs.
The bay was once used by smugglers and is now a popular location for fossil hunters – this is the Jurassic coast.
There is a pay car park just up from the beach (plus shop and cafe) OR free parking at Southdown, the National Trust land at the top of the cliff, but with a long steep walk from the beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Ringstead Bay Beach.
Ringstead Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 13°C on Sunday.Overcast throughout the day.Today's Forecast
15->1742% 91% 15 mph
7:48 am 6:01 pmOvercast throughout the day.Wednesday, Oct 25th
14->1728% 97% 13 mph
7:49 am 5:59 pmOvercast throughout the day.Thursday, Oct 26th
14->1716% 98% 8 mph
7:51 am 5:57 pmPartly cloudy in the morning.Friday, Oct 27th
10->1512% 34% 6 mph
7:53 am 5:55 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Saturday, Oct 28th
9->1717% 67% 14 mph
7:55 am 5:53 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Sunday, Oct 29th
9->130% 8% 14 mph
6:56 am 4:51 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Oct 30th
9->156% 43% 9 mph
6:58 am 4:50 pmMostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Tuesday, Oct 31st
11->156% 45% 11 mph
7:00 am 4:48 pm
Ringstead Bay Beach Tide Times
Ringstead Bay 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