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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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Swans and Jurassic Rocks

Chesil beach is a natural wonder, a shingle beach piled high from Portland up the west coast of Weymouth and stretching for several miles. It encloses an area of water cut off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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england
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Chesil beach is a natural wonder, a shingle beach piled high from Portland up the west coast of Weymouth and stretching for several miles. It encloses an area of water cut off from the sea called the "fleet" we stayed at a caravan site next to this area. There is a costal path along the inland side of the fleet.... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What an amazing place the beach spreads for miles.lovely sea air and gorgeous views around.i liked the open space around every where looked so clean

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Went with Wife and two children, Lovely views and relaxing... A must to see and do if visiting the area. Make sure you wear good footwear as stones are hard to walk on, beware if little kids go into sea as its quite strong current around there...

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The most beautiful site is Chesil beach, the fresh sea air, the very large smooth stones and the shoreline which can be tranquil on a warm sunny day and rugged and rough with mountainous waves. There is a very good cafe now on site and also there is an area telling the history of the area. If you go up... More 

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Worcester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

very good enjoyed walking on the shingles including going up and down them you can see for miles along the shingles.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Experience the raw power of the sea with a visit to the very unique Chesil Beach. A marvel of nature sculpted by the elements.

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Stourbridge, west mids
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I love Chesil beach from long ago, sadly cant walk much these days but its still lovely to go back. A romantic place which captures the peaceful side of Dorset, well worth a visit.

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Ruislip
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

On our recent visit to Weymouth we also went to Portland and stopped on the way to take in the view. It was a fine day and was stunning. The sailing events of the 2012 Olympics took place nearby and the Olympic rings were an added bonus.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This offers something many beach's or seaside towns can offer. With wildlife and views to die for and on sometime the sunset is nothing you have seen before and will not see again, There is great fishing for mackerel and the od Bass if you are lucky. There is a wildlife centre full of information about the area and has... More 

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went to look and it was really interesting. Go into Portland and go to the viewing point and see all of Chesil beach

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

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