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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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Fun but hard work!!

We had a nice walk over the hill of pebbles down to the waters edge. It was a bit choppy so lots of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nikkita L
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Brilliant

Love it here. A lovely cafe and shop has opened and it is fabulous. Also great fun on windy rainy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sarah i
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
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+44 1305 206191
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a nice walk over the hill of pebbles down to the waters edge. It was a bit choppy so lots of surf and daughter spent ages throwing pebbles into the sea! She was excited to see the 'open ocean' as supposed o the...More

Thank Nikkita L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love it here. A lovely cafe and shop has opened and it is fabulous. Also great fun on windy rainy days. Be careful of dogs in the sea it is choppy and has undercurrents. Our dogs were exhausted just running around on all the pebbles!...More

Thank sarah i
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited chesil beach many times and always get drawn back whenever I visit Weymouth. The sound of the sea rolling between the stones makes for a roaring sound. It's steep stone ledges and sea drops intrigue me. I like to lay on the stones close...More

Thank Lea721
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the beach/bank as part of The South West Coastal Path. This is a beautiful part of the country with awesome views to the abyss.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very special natural environment and I can see why it is a world heritage site. Just walking along the beach is fascinating due to all of the different types of stones. It is so tranquil and a lovely place to walk. Ps...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Chesil beach is a natural and totally awesome phenomenon. We parked at the visitor centre (pay for parking and good cafe with good ice cream) and sat on the beach for fish and chips (from Daniels). It's a steep climb to the top but the...More

1  Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This beach goes on for miles and miles, literally. We drove past it on the way to Portland Bill, then en route back we stopped at an elevated point and the view of Chesil was almost jaw-dropping. When we got to the beach itself, the...More

Thank TrisNChris
Reviewed 1 week ago

when you think it was used by Barnes Wallace to test his Dambusters bouncing bomb, what a bit of history, but it is very relaxing and very long so ideal for walking.

Thank wayne w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you climb the mound of pebbles the whoosh of fresh sea air is awesome. Crashy strong waves are wonderfully noisy. Great history and a unique experience for all the family ( elderly may struggle on the climb but might prefer to wait in the...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe next to the car park was lovely - great food and delicious coffee - very clean and lots on offer. Chesil beach is interesting with the lagoon but you have to walk a fair distance over pebbles - not somewhere I would go...More

Thank 963LucyB47
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Donna D
29 September 2016|
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Response from Marph | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for late reply but agree with Gregory
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Matthew B
11 July 2016|
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Response from mark c | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, No Idea. I suggest you contact the Aqua Hotel. We stayed there and it seems that it is a hub for Divers. The staff were really helpful for us. Tel 01305 860 269. Post Code DT5 1BT.
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Vikram S
14 July 2015|
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Response from sue513 |
hi, there is a car park for you to use. hope this answers your question. Here is a helpful address to check out, chesilbeach org / access
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