Divided into two parts due to the mouth of the River Char this charming sandy beach is back by dramatic high-rise cliffs with shallow shores, ideal for rock pooling and exploring for fossils.

Perched along the world-renowned Jurassic Coast, enjoy both stunning views and fascinating fossils to explore with your loved ones.

Image Credits: AndrewCC BY 2.0; Nicola Sap De MitriCC BY-SA 2.0; Richard Barrett-SmallCC BY 2.0



Useful Information

Child Friendly


  • No lifeguard cover
  • Popular for swimmers
  • Dog restrictions differ on different areas of the beach, see signs

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  • CafĂ©
  • Risk of rocks falling, keep a distance from the cliff


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