Cogden Beach

Cogden Beach - Dorset
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This little-known sand and shingle beach is now owned by the National Trust and comes complete with a members car park.

The beach at Cogden is an unusual mix in that it feels remote, is often described as a “secret beach” yet is surprisingly easy to get to. The X53 bus even stops here!

What you won’t find at Cogden are facilities, but this seems a fair trade for a a bit of peace in this beautiful rural setting.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

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Nearest town


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SY 5023 8813

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Cogden Beach Reviews

Jul 23rd 2020

Absolutely beautiful stretch of quiet beach and dog friendly