We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)

Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
+44 1305 206191
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Walking

Love this place for walking , visiting the Museum in front of Chesil beach , lovely food, friendly... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Babs C
via mobile
Beautiful

A lovely hour or so spent on the beach. Gorgeous weather helped, of course. Skimmed stones and kids... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Helen H
via mobile
Read all 776 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“portland end” (30 reviews)
“natural wonder” (22 reviews)
“car park” (67 reviews)
LOCATION
Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1305 206191
Write a ReviewReviews (776)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 760 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We parked in the car park near the visitors centre/café, which isn't free, but has loads of spaces. Then it was a nice crunchy walk past the start of the Fleet and over the pebbles of the beach up to the crest to take in...More

Thank PoliteEngineer
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I am down here on holiday and when my other half said let's have lunch here I said it's going to be rubbish. As usual I was overruled and for once I was pleased. The coffee was very good and the crab sandwich excellent, the...More

Thank ANBE1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Well worth a visit but you need to be fairly mobile to climb onto the ridge. Not easy walking. Ample car parking and a nice cafe with friendly staff. Dorset Wildlife Trust deserves support.

Thank Scooprutland
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Crab House Cafe
1,167 reviews
.80 km away
Taste Cafe at Chesil Beach
338 reviews
.04 km away
The Boat That Rocks
314 reviews
1.58 km away
Billy Winters
215 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chesil Beach Visitor Centre
166 reviews
.05 km away
Martleaves Farm Camp Site
70 reviews
1.54 km away
Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy
15 reviews
1.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Colette M
21 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
1
Vote
Malcolm t
15 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
1
Vote
Donna D
29 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Marph | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for late reply but agree with Gregory
0
Votes