West Bay - West Beach, Dorset

Situated in Bridport, Dorset, West Bay – West Beach is a sand and shingle beach surrounded by sandstone cliffs.

West Bay BeachThis is a popular beach and offers a host of facilities, amenities and activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy. You can reach the beach easily by bus and if you are planning to drive you will find plenty of car parking facilities within easy reach.

Lifeguards on the beach

The beach does have a lifeguard onsite, which will appeal to families with young children, and it is worth noting that dogs are not allowed on the beach between May and September. When it comes to facilities you will find plenty to enjoy when you visit this beach.

Some of the facilities you will find here include shops, toilets, disabled facilities, a caravan park and campsite, and food kiosks.

Pubs nearby the beach

There are pubs within easy reach for meals and refreshing drinks. If you enjoy outdoor activities, there is plenty to do here. Some of the activities you can enjoy include swimming, fishing, scuba diving, canoeing, windsurfing, sailing, and a range of other exciting water activities.

Campsites near West Bay Beach

There is one Club campsite near West Bay Beach in Dorset.


Check out our beach camping in Dorset section where you can find information about other key Dorset beaches in and around our Club Campsites.

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