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Hive Beach

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Blow away the cobwebs with a brisk walk

We put the boots on for this and wrapped up well as it was a bit blowy and damp. We soon warmed up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dartford, United Kingdom
Location and food are wonderful

Somewhere to bring friends, family, the dog, walkers and so on. Great location with access to beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret H
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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“car park”(35 reviews)
“great cafe”(11 reviews)
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South Street, Burton Bradstock, Bridport DT6 3NY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We put the boots on for this and wrapped up well as it was a bit blowy and damp. We soon warmed up as the shingle banks at the top of the beach make it quite strenuous to walk through. When you get along a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brianandpat2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somewhere to bring friends, family, the dog, walkers and so on. Great location with access to beach and cliff walks. If you love fish, this is the place to visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Beach and is Private for those staying at Freshwater Beach Holiday Park so it is not overcrowded and the views are amazing

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank backerchewer40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach (shingle) fabulous food and dog friendly but always busy even in winter but worth the wait.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bentlesmentles
Reviewed April 13, 2019

I visited Hive Beach on a Sunday and found that I could park for free being a National Trust member. We walked along the cliffs which were beautiful and also took a walk along the beach, where my dog enjoyed being off the lead. I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jane H
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

Car park owned by the National Trust, so members park for free. Normal ticket machine for others. My advice to arrive early as gets busy! Great sheltered spot to visit and a cafe nearby too. Amazing views. Coarse sand to walk on.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed April 6, 2019

On a sunny day no better place to sit with a coffee and cake, overlooking the beach, in fact any day. Lovely coffee and good choice of excellent cakes. National Trust car park, with coastal walks from there and great views.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Emjay7
Reviewed March 28, 2019

The Cove a beach cafe (seating and tables) that thinks it is a top end eating place. Overpriced (Prawn Sandwich, two slices of bread £11) The location is great so dont let it stop you from visiting the beach

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dak186266
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Easy access with ample parking (National Trust). Cafe serves delicious food - the crab sandwiches we had were to die for!. Some days of the week there is a Silver Surfers cheap deal.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KentishKate
Reviewed February 27, 2019

I came to have look at the geology of the cliffs etc. A very interesting place if you can tear yourself away from the commercialism. The pebbles on the beach are lentil sized. Very unusual. Plagued by dogs which seemed to be everywhere while trying...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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April 22, 2019|
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Response from fishypioneer | Reviewed this property |
There's parking available. Be aware the lanes to the beach are narrow and there aren't many passing places.
September 17, 2018|
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June 30, 2018|
Response from NottinghamDownunder | Reviewed this property |
Didn't go to Burton Bradstock so unable to answer your Question sorry. Hopefully someone will be able to answer this for you.