Beaches in Bridport, Dorset

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The beach guide has 4 beaches listed in and around the town of Bridport. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • West Bay (1.4 miles)

    West Bay © D1169254

    This fine shingle beach stretches from the western end of the vast area of Chesil Beach to the harbour at West Bay. The beach slopes quite steeply into the sea and there are some areas of sand at the water’s edge. Because of this sudden shelving in the water, the West Beach on the other…

  • West Bay (1.3 miles)

    West Bay © Chris Downer | BY-SA

    The village of West Bay, formerly known as Bridport Harbour, lies at the mouth of the River Brit, about one and a half miles south of Bridport. West Beach is one of the two beaches on either side of the harbour and it forms a cove between the Jurassic Pier (formerly known as the West…

  • Eypemouth Beach (1.4 miles)

    Eypemouth © Dinglefoot | BY-SA

    The beach at Eypemouth is a mix of gravel and shingle, although the odd patches of sand are occasionally exposed by the tidal movement. What makes the beach special, are the stunning views of the cliffs along the Lyme Bay Jurassic coastline.

    The blue lias clay cliffs which back the beach here can be…

  • Hive Beach (Burton Bradstock) (2.8 miles)

    Hive Beach (Burton Bradstock) © Tony Atkin | BY-SA

    Hive Beach near Burton Bradstock stretches on for over a mile. The attractive coarse sand beach is overlooked by farmland and cliffs.

    Being on Dorset's Jurassic Coast there are fossils to be found on Hive Beach. These can often be seen in embedded in the limestone boulders that dot the beach below the cliffs.

    It is…

Bridport beaches map

Map featuring Bridport beaches. Click on pins to view beach details