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Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)

Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
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One of nature’s own wonders

This amazing stretch of shingle has been our constant companion for most of the first three days of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GrumpsDC
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very quiet beach

Stopped off here on way back into Weymouth from Portland. Pay and display car park. Walk over a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Titchy333
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Redditch, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average5%
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“natural wonder” (22 reviews)
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Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This amazing stretch of shingle has been our constant companion for most of the first three days of our six walking the final section of the SWCP walking from Lyme Regis to Poole. Whilst it certainly presented us with some very tough going when we...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped off here on way back into Weymouth from Portland. Pay and display car park. Walk over a wooden bridge/ walkway then a bit of a hike over the pebbles and up a slope to the actual beach. Hardly anyone there at all, probably because...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dived the Chesil Cove end of the beach. A great dive for beginners too with plenty of sea life about.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An impressive structure dominating the landscape, don't be fooled to thinking you can take a bucket and spade. The bank is steep which can make it fun and entertaining going up and down! It gives your legs a great work. If you loose anything down...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chesil Beach was once voted as one of the seven wonders of the world. Some say it appeared overnight. Not really sure about the history, but it's just stunning. Go up to Portland and look down from the top. It is stunningly breathtaking. Beware though,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love coming here to relax and just sit on the beach. The kids love finding different shaped pebbles and throwing them into the sea. I just like sitting on the beach and looking out to sea. The lovely round pebbles form a small hill,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting natural feature, without anything of interest. As I said pop up to the top of Portland and see it in a different aspect.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location - between Weymouth & Portland and not far from Dorchester. It's a pebble beach 18 miles long and stretches from Portland to West Bay. For much of its length it's separated from the mainland by an area of sea water called the Fleet...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love Chesil beach have been many of times with my partner for fishing and for relaxing beautiful views especially at sun set.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Steep shingled beach and miles long (killer on the legs) with great views. During storm season the sounds and sights on Chesil can be quite dramatic, but once it’s all ‘calmed down’ there’s a good chance of finding a piece or two of interesting drift...More

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Colette M
September 20, 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
September 15, 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
September 29, 2016|
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Response from Marph | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for late reply but agree with Gregory
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