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Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)

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Address: Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
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+44 1305 206191

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what a beautiful place to take friends from abroad to amaze and stun them. Whether you start at Portland or west bay the sight is breathtaking and did you know that where ever... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

what a beautiful place to take friends from abroad to amaze and stun them. Whether you start at Portland or west bay the sight is breathtaking and did you know that where ever you are on the 19 miles of Chesil an experienced local knows exactly where he is by the size of the pebbles , the larger being at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way to Portland head when we stopped half way along the causeway and walked up the pebbles and up the slope . What a site for miles . Ive always wanted to see Chesil beach, its fantastic. 5 star attraction.

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Shingle beach where the road rarely runs along it. You can walk for miles, fish, paint or just sit. Amazing.

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say, Chesil beach is a fantastic place to visit, I used to come here regularly as I lived about a 10 minute walk away and used to enjoy the listening to the waves breaking on the shore and have done the walk along the causeway many times.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by on someone's recommendation, and it was so worth it! What a great feature of nature. The climb up the stones is great exercise for the thighs and calf muscles! We arrived as the sun was setting and it was beautiful. Car park I imagine would be heaving in the summer. Public toilets available and refreshment centre seemed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was wonderful to see the beautiful cliffs and marvel at the geology as I stumbled over the pebbles in my leather boots. Note to self - always wear sensible clothes. Easy access from a huge car park. This was on our informal literary tour itinerary.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quite a unique place, lovely to visit on hot sunny days and even better when a bit stormy, but be careful :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Anyone that visits Dorset must visit Chesil beach. It leave you wishing you could live here. The end

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West Lulworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a good walk over the pebble beach, easy parking and a good cafe and toilets. Great views over Weymouth Bay ans around the coast to Lyme Bay.

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Templecombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

There are stunning views on the road between Weymouth and Bridport the B3157 which also has Abbotsbury on the route. There are proper tarmac places to stop and admire the view across fields etc. Very breezy but worth seeing this sight. The view is best coming from Bridport driving back towards Weymouth direction however the parking places are on the... More 

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