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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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Stunning location many great walks around this area, fantastic views from the heights on top of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John W
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Weston Rhyn, United Kingdom
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Taken over by fishermen

Paid £3 to park here and £3.25 for a small cornet. Walked over the bank of shingle to get to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DJandGM
,
Newbury, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“portland end” (30 reviews)
“natural wonder” (22 reviews)
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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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely view along the bank which on a clear day can go as far Abbotsbury and beyond. Not an easy stroll along the shingle so not for the faint hearted.

Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from this beach is amazing , it's a great coastal walk and my dog loved it, car park is reasonable, restaurant on-site is over priced

Thank annmariecabello
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW. If you are aware of this beach seen the photos films on TV you need to go. I was aware by the latter but believe me nothing I mean nothing gets your ready for this . It's height its length is physical presence the...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a beautiful place to visit it just seems to go on for miles and miles and excellent walks if you have the energy

Thank sburns55
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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.
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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
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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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