Ringstead Bay

Unspoilt beach, farmland and cliffs on the Jurassic Coast

Ringstead Bay

Things to see and do

A small herd of cattle grazing in a field above Ringstead Bay

Dog walking at Ringstead Bay 

Ringstead Bay is a dog-friendly place but please always clean up after your pet, keep it under control where livestock are grazing, and respect other beach users. Cattle and sheep often graze the farmland here.

A couple walking towards Weymouth on the coast path at Ringstead Bay

What's on 

In the spring and summer months, a small number of organised activities are on offer at Ringstead. Fancy coming along?

Ringstead Bay

Places to stay

The terrace at Portland House with sea views

National Trust places to stay in West Dorset 

West Dorset is an ideal holiday location. Our places to stay are located by the coast in gorgeous countryside that's featured in the hit TV programme Broadchurch and the recent Far from the Madding Crowd film.

Ringstead Bay

Get involved

A back view of a young woman walking towards the beach at Ringstead on a footpath with flower filled hedgerows

The South West Coast path challenge 

Help protect 630 miles of coast path by taking part in the South West Coast Path Challenge this October. Pledge the number of miles you’d like to walk (how about completing the entire Dorset section for a big challenge?) or join one of the organised walks.