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Address: Portland Beach Rd | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England

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I have lived here all my life ,the views from the top of Portland of the Chesil Bank down the coast towards Devon is something to behold . There are parking facilities on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have lived here all my life ,the views from the top of Portland of the Chesil Bank down the coast towards Devon is something to behold . There are parking facilities on the Portland Road plus the sailing centre .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Chesil Beach is a fascinating spectacle and like no other beach you are likely to visit. There is a real sense of mystery as you begin walking on the almost uniformed size pebbles. The scale of the entire strip is incredible. Make sure that you get a chance to appreciate this by taking the drive along the ridge line which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great for walking & photographs away from tourists. Free National Trust car park. And a really good pub nearby called Elm Tree.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Chesil Beach is unique -a long ribbon of shingle lying to the west of Weymouth. Before you visit drive along the road from Weymouth to Portland and take a look at this phenomenon from the viewpoint at the top of the Portland incline. From here you get a terrific view of the beach's expanse. Visit the visitor centre about half... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice beach, in the the middle of the city centre, about 5 minutes walk from train station. lovely place for everyone and plenty to do.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This beach is pebbles. Difficult to walk on if your footing isn't good. Bit of a treak to get to sea but beautiful and worth the effort

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Has a nature reserve so take binoculars! we didn't have ours, big mistake. Outstanding natural pebble beach though not for those who are elderly or disabled. No going into the sea either as rip tides etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Always do visitors centre and walk the beach every visit even winter if we are close staying, wonderful area outstanding beauty.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

what can you say about chesil beach, it takes your breath away, there is nothing like it anywhere, it is a must visit in the area

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We visited in October and on a rainy, windy day... Should have warned us off but so I'm so pleased it didn't! The beech is miles long with a car park and exhibition centre / shop just off the main road out to Portland. It's a mixture of sand and peddles dependent on where you are and how 'high' the... More 

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Address: Portland Beach Rd | Portland, Weymouth DT4 9XE, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth

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