Dorset, England, United Kingdom

Portland Beaches

Portland, located in Dorset, United Kingdom, is home to several unique beaches. Weymouth Beach is known for its sandy terrain and family-friendly amenities. Bowleaze Cove, a pebbly beach, offers dramatic views and a small stream running into the sea. Ringstead Beach, a shingle beach, provides a serene setting for various outdoor activities. Castle Cove is a tranquil beach popular for paddle boarding, while Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch surrounded by a pebble beach. A comprehensive list of beaches in Portland can be found in our guide below.
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4.8km from Portland center

Weymouth Beach is a sandy beach situated in Dorset, UK, that is ideal for sandcastle building and other beach ...

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7.9km from Portland center

Bowleaze Cove is a charming beach located by the sea. It is characterized by its pebbly nature, which does not...

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7.9km from Portland center

Ringstead Beach is a shingle beach located in West Dorset, on the Jurassic coastline. Visitors can engage in a...

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3.5km from Portland center

Castle Cove is a beautiful and tranquil beach, often described as stunning. It is known for its shallow waters...

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13.4km from Portland center

Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch located on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, England. The arch, along with...

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13.7km from Portland center

Man O' War Beach is situated on the east side of Durdle Door and is renowned for its sandy and pebble-filled t...

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22.9km from Portland center

Kimmeridge Bay is a picturesque beach located in the United Kingdom. It is known for its clear water and rock ...

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10.4km from Portland center

Chesil Beach is an 18-mile coastal area in Dorset, UK, characterized by its untamed and rugged appearance. Its...

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15.1km from Portland center

Lulworth Cove is a horseshoe-shaped cove on the coastline of Dorset, United Kingdom, and is part of the renown...

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23.9km from Portland center

Hive Beach is a beautiful and clean beach known for its breathtaking sea views and cliff faces. The beach stre...

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16.9km from Portland center

Mupe Bay Beach is a stunning location on the south coast, known for its natural beauty and tranquility. It is ...

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14.1km from Portland center

St Oswald's Bay Beach is a serene location, primarily accessible from the sea, making it a less crowded spot c...

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Best Time to Visit Portland

The best time to visit Portland in Dorset in United Kingdom is during the summer months of June to August. With warm temperatures and pleasant weather, this is the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful beaches and indulge in various outdoor activities. The sea temperature is ideal for swimming, and the beaches are bustling with visitors. Whether you want to relax on the sandy shores, try your hand at water sports, or explore the stunning coastal trails, summer offers the best conditions. Don't forget to pack your sunscreen and beach essentials for a memorable seaside getaway in Portland, Dorset.

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