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It is an eighteen mile wonder. Very much worth giving it a visit. It was very windy when we went... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Stunning natural prehistoric wonder.

Dating back from long ago, Chesil Beach offers fantastic walking with lovely views, fishing off the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is an eighteen mile wonder. Very much worth giving it a visit. It was very windy when we went and to see the Atlantic crashing onto the pebble beach was a real sight. A lovely nature reserve.

Thank Bobbelar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dating back from long ago, Chesil Beach offers fantastic walking with lovely views, fishing off the beach, as well as hiking way up to the little Chapel on the Hill, which itself offers absolutely stunning views across the whole area. Definitely one for the active...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing place, so much to see and do. Swimming is a bit difficult as the beach drops off quite sharply, and the current can be fast so be careful. Usually a lot of fishermen on the beach and sadly rubbish. We go to the...More

1  Thank fishypioneer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't been here you have missed out on an historic part of the jurassic coastline. It's not the kind of beach you come to play on and digger, unless you own an excavator. It's the kind you walk to for the beautiful views,...More

1  Thank Rob D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chesil Beach is well worth a visit for the stunning coastline view from the top. Being a pebble beach, it is beautiful and quiet.

Thank travelJFH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on a weekday for my birthday with my partner. The weather was warm enough such that we could go for a swim which was lovely. The beach stretches so far that it's absolutely huge. Whilst there were other people there, at times it...More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chesil Bank, one of the most remarkable land forms to be seen anywhere along Dorset's world-famous "Jurassic Coast", is a long, narrow shingle spit which stretches in a gentle arc for nearly twenty miles, effectively "tethering" the so-called Isle of Portland to mainland England. Correctly...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve visited Dorset many times but had never made it to Chesil Beach before. I didn’t have any expectations in advance and it was stunning. A huge bank of stones, like a giant sand dune, that stretches as far as the eye can see with...More

1  Thank Loopycat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a fascinating geological treasure. We started walking along it from the Abbotsbury end - it's hard walking so don't expect to walk the whole 18 miles! Look at the hundreds of fishermen along the shore - they come from all over inc abroad to fish...More

1  Thank jwf322
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chesil Beach is approx 18miles long. Running from West Bay to Portland (Weymouth) Have walked various sections over the years. Today’s visit though was via the charming village of Abbotsbury. You can walk from the village to the beach or there is a small car...More

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Colette M
20 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