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Wouldn't visit again.

We followed the sign from the main road for Beach Cafe so thought it might be quite nice to spend a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bottesford, United Kingdom
Not great

We thought we would answe say the sign beach cafe so was expecting something like studland except... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Ringstead, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We followed the sign from the main road for Beach Cafe so thought it might be quite nice to spend a few hours on the beach having had a lovely day in Weymouth. We wish we hadn't bothered. Firstly, its quite a few miles drive...More

Thank slinketh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we would answe say the sign beach cafe so was expecting something like studland except the beach cafe is not on the beach & as soon as you get into the car park before you have even got out the car there's a...More

1  Thank Elisa-coral
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is beautiful and tranquil. As a national trust member I am not too impressed with paying £5 to the rather unfriendly lady in the car park. Looking at the shack there too, don't plan on eating there as it looks pretty grim. Please...More

Thank HeatherMil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called at the cafe for afternoon tea. Staff were moody/sullen/grumpy. No friendliness or welcome. I made the mistake of ordering a scone. It was clearly a mass produced catering scone, very very sweet. Jam was just red sugar - no fruit. Tea was ok. You...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Myself and my family have been visiting ringstead for about 4 years as fairly local I have read so far how they felt that if you drive down the private toll road and turn round and do not pay it might upset people The 5...More

1  Thank Darryl B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This place has been the place i have been commimng back to now every year for a week in the spring for 40 years. JUST STAND ON THAT BEACH IN THE EARLY MORNING AND LET YOUR HART BEAT SET ITS BEAT WITH THE SOUND OF...More

Thank Noel T
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to end our day visiting ringstead bay after the hustle and bustle of weymouth....i remember being here 30 years ago as a child and it hasn't changed at all....so tranquil and quiet and a perfect end to a day. The water here is...More

Thank Glen E
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I would give it 0 stars i could. As soon as we pulled into the car park, before we'd even got out, we were ambushed by a woman; demanding £5.00 just to Park. This was not explained to us, or done in a friendly manner....More

Thank annaN3333QY
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A really nice pebbly beach which I reached walking from Durdle Door (a not short distance). Easily accessed from local car park though.

Thank maraalfa
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We live a long way from the coast and had not visited Ringstead before, even when we lived much closer. Wanting somewhere to have breakfast after an early morning start we chose Ringstead Bay based on the National Trust handbook. We chose to pay for...More

1  Thank CharlieCB
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27 April 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
in the winter I think it's a couple of quid as it is in the evenings in the summer but it a honesty box........