Coast and beaches in Dorset
There are miles of natural beautiful coastline in Dorset, spanning from the red stone of the Jurassic coast to the golden sandy beaches of Studland Bay. Find your favourite spot for beach games, sandcastles, watersports, walking or simply just relaxing.
Four miles of beautiful beaches line the sheltered waters of Studland Bay. The area is ideal for family beach trips and coastal walks.
From a woodlands to hilltops and the Jurassic Coast, Golden Cap is full of variety. Discover the best parts of the estate and look out for rare orchids and dragonflies.
Discover towering sea cliffs, scramble down to Dancing Ledge, stride out on a walk along the South West Coast Path, and walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs.
The beach, coast path and unspoilt countryside makes Ringstead Bay an ideal place to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities.
From bracing coastal walks to views of the Jurassic Coast, a visit to Hive Beach has a number of highlights to look out for.
Brownsea Island is now closed and will re-open in the spring, 2024.