West Bay

Visit West Bay

West Bay is a popular beach and seaside resort at the mouth of the River Brit on the Jurassic Coast. The beach is backed by the Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club and there is parking nearby.

Did you know? The coastal scenes of popular TV Drama Broadchurch were filmed on this beach

Be aware of falling rocks and keep away from the bottom of the cliffs along this beach

Dog friendly all year on the beach along the East Cliff area and restricted from May to September to the west of East Cliff.

This beach is …

  • On the Jurassic Coast
  • Family Friendly

What to see and do

  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting To West Bay

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

Map of West Bay Beach

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.

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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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