Chesil Beach, Dorset

Chesil Beach tide times



May 2024

Chesil Beach tide times

Date Low tides High tides
Tue28
03:440.9m
16:021.1m
10:473.3m
22:593.5m
Wed29
04:331.1m
16:541.3m
11:383.1m
23:513.4m
Thu30
05:321.2m
17:571.5m
12:373.0m
Fri31
06:421.3m
19:111.5m
00:543.3m
13:473.0m


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June 2024

Chesil Beach tide times

Date Low tides High tides
Sat01
07:571.2m
20:281.4m
02:073.3m
15:013.1m
Sun02
09:081.1m
21:371.2m
03:233.3m
16:083.2m
Mon03
10:120.9m
22:390.9m
04:303.5m
17:073.4m


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Things to see and do near Chesil Beach

If you're planning a visit to Chesil Beach, you'll find that there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas to help you make the most of your trip.

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  • Visit the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Chesil Beach is part of this stunning stretch of coastline, which is home to a wealth of geological and archaeological treasures.
  • Take a walk along Chesil beach. The beach stretches for 18 miles and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
  • Visit the Portland Bird Observatory. Located on the western edge of Chesil Beach, this observatory is a great place to see a variety of bird species, including rare migrants.
  • Go fishing. Chesil Beach is a popular spot for sea fishing, with a wide variety of fish species to be caught.
  • Visit the Portland Bill Lighthouse. This iconic landmark offers stunning views of the surrounding coastline, and is open to visitors.
  • Take a boat trip to see the seals. There are several boat tour operators offering trips to see the seals that live along the coast.
  • Visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum. Located near Yeovilton, this museum is a must-see for aviation enthusiasts.
  • Visit the Abbotsbury Swannery. This unique attraction is home to over 600 swans, and offers a fascinating insight into the life of these majestic birds.
  • Visit the Dorset County Museum. Located in Dorchester, this museum offers a wealth of information about the history and culture of Dorset.
  • Visit the Bovington Tank Museum. This museum offers a unique insight into the history of tanks, with over 300 vehicles on display.
  • Visit the Durdle Door. This stunning natural arch is located on the coast near Lulworth, and is a popular spot for photography.
  • Take a trip to Weymouth. This popular seaside town offers a range of attractions, including a sandy beach, traditional seaside amusements, and a picturesque harbour.
  • Visit the Cerne Abbas Giant. This ancient hill figure is located just a short drive from Chesil Beach, and is a fascinating example of prehistoric art.
  • Visit the Thomas Hardy Museum. Located in Dorchester, this museum is dedicated to the life and work of the famous Dorset writer.
  • Visit the Beaminster Museum. This small museum offers a fascinating insight into the history of this historic town, and is well worth a visit.

There are many things to see and do near Chesil Beach. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy your time in the area!