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Short Beach

Dorne Drive, Stratford, CT
+1 203-381-2070
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I visit here very often. It’s especially better in the summer time. There are plenty of activities... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Nice walk

Great long walk by the beach, however wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk on rocks and... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Mar C
New York City, New York
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“tennis courts” (9 reviews)
“golf course” (8 reviews)
Dorne Drive, Stratford, CT
+1 203-381-2070
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit here very often. It’s especially better in the summer time. There are plenty of activities to keep your children busy. It is always beautiful there. Perfect for a picnic.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Great long walk by the beach, however wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk on rocks and sand.

Thank Mar C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a very short beach between an old motel and residential area, it's filled with locals who's here for a walk, picnic, or just taking their kayak out for a short trip.

Thank wdee219
Reviewed 18 July 2017

$20 for non-townies. Groomed sand. Ample parking. Clean bathrooms. The friendly staff let me do a Google Drive-By.

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely little land tucked away in New England. Well kept sacred secret. Very small and quiet. Have to keep the tide changes in mind.

Thank Al C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice place for a short visit if you live in the area. Went a couple times, once with a friend in the summer and again later by myself in the winter. It's kind of ugly in real life, but still a good spot for beach...More

Thank Karlpizza
Reviewed 14 March 2017

After years of benign neglect new areas of parking, kids play area, snack stand & toilets have "sprouted. In addition two covered " party" areas have emerged. Further a restaurant has opened adjacent to the nine hole golf course. A great place to pass a...More

Thank Donald P
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Stratford really stepped up their game here, turning this spot into a very impressive place to bring the family. The beaches are clean, with a food stand in the summer, pavilions, playgrounds, and not to mention a great 9 hole golf course!

1  Thank davejulieC
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a very clean, quiet beach. The long-island views are great and the people there was very friendly.

Thank sandy m
Reviewed 11 November 2016

you will enjoy going to the beach and sharing the day with seagulls, people digging for worm, looking at oysters in 2feet deep water! Or just sitting and feeling the breeze while eating your lunch!

Thank Panyale
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Wendy V
29 July 2017|
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Response from Donald P | Reviewed this property |
Enter and parking is free for the golf course/Vazzis restaurant, further along is a booth where non Stratford residents park free and non residents pay a one day fee.
Ava M
1 August 2015|
Response from Helen A | Reviewed this property |
There are occasionally small carnivals nearby, but they are travelling carnivals and only in the area for a week or so at a time. The beach itself has a par 9 golf course and putting green, tennis, basketball, skate park... More