"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Kimmeridge Bay Beach

Kimmeridge Bay is on the Dorset coast, and is part of the Purbeck Heritage Coast. It is a remote, sheltered bay of cobbles and pebbles, approximately one kilometre wide, with rock flats backed by cliffs.

Nearest town: Kimmeridge

Local authority: Dorset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SY907789

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Things to see and do near Kimmeridge Bay Beach

  • The Blue Pool (3m)
  • Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens (4m)
  • Corfe Castle (4m)
  • Lulworth Castle (4m)
  • Lulworth Equestrian Centre (5m)
  • Wareham Boat Hire (5m)
  • Lulworth Cove Heritage Centre (5m)
  • Putlake Adventure Farm (6m)
  • Isle of Purbeck Aquarium (7m)
  • Purbeck Toy and Musical Boxes and Vintage End of Pier Museum (7m)

Tourist Information

Wareham
Tourist Information Centre
Trinity Church
South Street
Dorset
England
BH20 4LU

Phone 01929 552 740
Email tic@purbeck-dc.gov.uk
http://www.visit-dorset.org.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 65%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 16mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
W
Pressure 1006
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
08:48 BST
(07:48 GMT)
Low Tide
13:09 BST
(12:09 GMT)
High Tide
20:57 BST
(19:57 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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An unusual beach of sand and fossil bearing shale, popular with divers and snorkellers. The wave set-up here makes it a popular destination for wave-sailing windsurfers and surfers.

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