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Still can't get over how ancient this area is. Couldn't wait to turn over the next stone just in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
590katherineb
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Windsor, United Kingdom
Great spot

Picturesque beach, fossil finds and great cliff walks. You can walk to Lyme Regis along the coast... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
hartwelldebbie
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Lower Sea Lane | Voted one of Countryfile's Top 5 UK Beaches, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6LE, England
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All reviews lyme regis fossil hunting car park heritage centre jurassic coast ice cream van fossil shop rock pools plenty of parking definitely recommend a visit been coming here for years west side grassy area low tide cliff face public toilets fossils galore
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Still can't get over how ancient this area is. Couldn't wait to turn over the next stone just in case it held a surprise. Would love to go back at a quieter time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 590katherineb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Picturesque beach, fossil finds and great cliff walks. You can walk to Lyme Regis along the coast if you watch for the tides.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hartwelldebbie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for fossil hunting, dogs allowed until July. Not really a sunbathing beach. Nice walks off the beach, cheap parking. Little wooden hut at one end serving up snacks and drinks. Cafe and a shop at the other.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a really lovely beach. Great for families and people with dogs. It’s a really clean beach, with lots of things to explore for little ones. Beautiful scenery, with grassy areas too.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank samanthan323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic seaside town Great for all the family Definitely recommend Definitely will be visiting again very soon

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Amiepowel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed near Charmouth and visited the beach 3 times for some fossil hunting. Although it gets busy at peak time there is plenty of space if you walk further along. Nice lot of parking, great heritage centre and helpful beach rangers. We had a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JulesA73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must start my saying I have been going to Charmouth Beach for many years. I have also visited a lot of the great beaches in various parts of the world. Why is Charmouth beach so special. Firstly lack of development. Just a small block...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank T8583RIdavidr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Charmouth mining operation is a unique place. The air rings with the sound of hammer on stone, as adults and children alike chip away at the rocks. On their breaks, the workers splash in the sea or make sand-castles. If you crossed a beach...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely beach, lovely walks, lovely views... and if you fancy spending time with kids hunting fossils.. not other place better than Charmouth beach.

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

Such fun, hours can be spent searching the beach for so much treasure. Not just fossils! Fun for everyone, take the advice given and keep away from the cliffs. Good cafes so easy for a day out. You can even walk to Lyme when the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Kirsty B
March 17, 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Charmouth beach in itself is more for fossil hunters noticed kayakers but not paddle boarders on the surf would not say you couldn't I think personally that Lulworth cove not far away would be a more picturesque and... More
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July 25, 2017|
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Response from Vicki R | Reviewed this property |
No clifftop roads, really good access. You go through residential streets to the car park which is on a very slight slope.
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