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Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)

Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
+44 1305 206191
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The most beautiful unspoilt fossil beach

We booked a boat trip that took us down this beach. The guide was brilliant and explained the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
One of the worlds wonders

Chesil Beach is a must see for anybody visiting the area. It is 18 plus miles of untouched... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jem D
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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“natural wonder” (22 reviews)
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Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a boat trip that took us down this beach. The guide was brilliant and explained the history, the fish, the nature reserve for birds. The boat had a glass bottom and is open sided so you do need good weather. The boat can...More

Thank incyLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chesil Beach is a must see for anybody visiting the area. It is 18 plus miles of untouched coastline stretching from West Bay in the west to Portland in the east. On a calm day the sea can be mirror like and mystical with the...More

Thank Jem D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anywhere along this stretch of coast is magnificent, Take the coast road to Weymouth through Burton Bradstock and there are so many places to stop and get down to the beach for the most fantastic walks, Just been this morning, frosty but clear and sunny...More

Thank volvos80
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Love this place for walking , visiting the Museum in front of Chesil beach , lovely food, friendly staff, lots of interest. Great walk up and over to Chesil beach, depending how fit you feel you can walk for miles, build up a nice appetite...More

Thank Babs C
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely hour or so spent on the beach. Gorgeous weather helped, of course. Skimmed stones and kids enjoyed rummaging for interesting looking ones.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

At the Portland Bill end there is a car park with toilets and a small visitor center with a coffee and snack area. There are some information displays and visual displays as well as a small shop area where you can buy things. Annoying to...More

Thank Tony_Glazier
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Chesil Beach is the natural phenomena that joins the mainland to Portland. Fascinating stuff, and a great walk too.

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Stunning location many great walks around this area, fantastic views from the heights on top of Portland. Good location for easy access to local transport to Weymouth, Lulworth cove and Durdledoor all close by,

Thank John W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Paid £3 to park here and £3.25 for a small cornet. Walked over the bank of shingle to get to the sea but was met with very disapproving looks from fishermen who had monopolised the front with their rods and lines. Obviously to try and...More

Thank DJandGM
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We parked in the car park - £1 per hour so very cheap and we walked over the deep pebbles to the sea. It was very windy and the natural deep pebbles that cover the whole area is an amazing sight. We had a good...More

Thank MakVegas
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Colette M
21 September 2017|
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Response from letseatcake | Reviewed this property |
I'm honestly not sure. Your best bet would be to check the website. It's a National Trust area so there will be a phone line.
Malcolm t
15 September 2017|
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Response from Macchaz | Reviewed this property |
We only saw the part of it on the Isle of Portland, running alongside the road which is the the causeway to the island - it but we understand it extends nearly to Lyme Regis, and we did not explore enough of Portland to... More
Donna D
29 September 2016|
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Response from Marph | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for late reply but agree with Gregory