The Beach Guide

Chesil Cove

Chesil Cove - Dorset

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Chesil Cove is the southern extremity of the twenty-nine kilometer pebble bank known as Chesil Beach. The Cove is very popular with scuba divers, especially those with less experience, as the waters are shallow, with little tidal current. Also popular with sea anglers.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Dorset dog friendly beaches »


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Pub nearby

    Nearest town



    DT5 1AR

    OS grid ref.

    SY 6829 7344

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