Beaches in Dorset

There are miles of natural beautiful coastline and beaches in Dorset to visit which we can look after thanks to your support. Here are a few of our top beaches along the Dorset coast, which spans the red stone of the Jurassic coast to the golden sandy beaches of Studland Bay.

A view of Studland Beach

The beaches of Studland Bay

Four miles of beautiful beaches line the sheltered waters of Studland Bay – ideal for beach games, sandcastles, watersports or simply relaxing.

The sun rising over the sea at Burton Bradstock

Visit Burton Bradstock

Spectacular coastline with cliffs and miles of unspoilt beaches

Child on walking trail at Brownsea Island

What's on Brownsea Island  

There is always something amazing going on at Brownsea Island, come along and join us.

A male swimmer in calm blue sea on a West Dorset beach in the summer


Ringstead Bay is a sheltered beach that's great for swimming. A peaceful alternative to the busy resort of Weymouth, it also boasts a fantastic view of the Isle of Portland to admire as you swim. No wonder so many locals tell us that Ringstead is their favourite Dorset beach.