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Spectacular coastline with cliffs and miles of unspoilt beaches
Burton Bradstock is one of the main gateways to the Jurassic Coast and the South West Coast Path.
The estate is easy to access and offers spectacular cliff-top views along the many varied and picturesque coastal walks.
Hive Beach is a popular family destination, made up of shingle, surrounded by spectacular sandstone cliffs. It forms part of the larger Chesil Beach; a striking section of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and the largest shingle ridge in the world.
Nearby, Burton Cliff offers one of the finest examples of the distinctive, alternate hard and soft layered geology of this Bridport Sands area, which make it appear to glow bright gold in the sunlight.
When you need a break, come and sample the delights on offer at the Hive Beach Café. This local seafood restaurant sits on the shingle beach of Chesil Bank where you can savour some of the best views of the Dorset coastline.
Keeping safe on the beach
We use large signs such as this one to warn visitors of the risk of rockfalls on this stretch of the Jurassic Coast. Unfortunately, severe weather destroyed the pictured sign, but please look out for all safety signs when visiting our beaches and do not walk or sit directly under the cliffs.