Kimmeridge Bay

Visit Kimmeridge Bay

Kimmeridge Bay, part of the Jurassic Coast in the Purbeck Marine Wildlife Reserve is a great destination for nature lovers. The sheltered bay offers good swimming conditions, diving, surfing and windsurfing.

Overooking the bay is the Clavell tower, take a walk there, past the marine centre for amazing panoramic views.

Kimmeridge Bay is also a popular surfing spot.

To the West is ‘Broad Bench’, within the Ministry of Defence firing range and only accessible when the ranges are open to the public.

This beach is …

  • A Surfing Spot
  • Safe For Swimming
  • Off The Beaten Track

What to see and do

  • Explore the local coastline

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Image by Roman Grac from Pixabay

Getting To Kimmeridge Bay

Beach Location

, Dorset


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Kimmeridge Bay

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

Overlooking the coast UK

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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