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Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)

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Address: Portland Beach Rd | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
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This is a unique place and should be visited by every child studying geography at school. It is an amazing site when windy as the waves can be big but it is also a beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Liz R
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Reading, Massachusetts
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Reading, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a unique place and should be visited by every child studying geography at school. It is an amazing site when windy as the waves can be big but it is also a beautiful place. You can watch the sailing boats and windsurfers from the top bank and also the fishermen on the chesil beach. NEVER swim here as... More 

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Thank Liz R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a walk along the beach, it was beautiful and very peaceful. But i wouldn't recommend elderly or unfit people walking to far as it can be a challenge. A fantastic day will be sent here, so take in the sights today.

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Thank kneeknocker
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful area and keeps you fit walking the shore. It is one of the best beachcasting areas in the UK if you are a keen fisherman (I'd suggest a mix of rag and squid as bait on a ledger trace and weight depending on tide - 5oz for me usually!). It's a romantic walk for any couple and... More 

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Thank Mac1MBE
Reading, UK
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126 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visited this area and did not go to Chesil Beach, then you should probably be sent back to have a look. Monumental, and like nowhere else. A long walk is possible, but rather tiring, but if you are prepared, try just a short walk along any part of this amazing natural structur.

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Thank pisumcorporum
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard going trying to walk on it. Its amazing how it all arrived there. Millions of stones/shingle, so small. we sat for ages just thinking and looking at the scenery.

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Thank Robert-Warks R
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place and so romantic to take a walk up the Stoney hill and watch the sunset, such a peaceful place and the views are just simply breath taking. Love coming here when I want to get away and have a couple of moments to sit and think.

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Thank Devon S
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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477 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it here. It was a sunny few days in early January with few people on the beach. Beautiful walks and a really unusual place. Will definitely come back.

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Thank Donsafe
Milton Keynes, England
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got to Chesil Beach by driving to Abbotsbury. Walking on shingle is good exercise or there was a lane alongside.

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Thank Ho11ie
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

we stayed in the car and watched the sun set it was lovely and Chesil beach is one of those places that you hafto see whilst near Weymouth. nothing but views that are so beautiful, a real treat.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Chesil beech is amazing but very dangerous on windy days. You can feel the power of the sea just by looking at it . Very good and informative visitors centre.

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