"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle Beach

Portland Harbour Sandsfoot Castle is in Portland Harbour on the Dorset coast. It is a sheltered sandy beach, approximately 300 metres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Portland

Local authority: Dorset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SY673772


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle Beach

  • Brewers Quay and Timewalk Journey (1m)
  • Sharkys Play Zone (1m)
  • Lakeside SuperBowl Weymouth (1m)
  • Nothe Fort (1m)
  • Blooming Kids (1m)
  • Radipole Lake Nature Reserve (1m)
  • The Weymouth 4 Kids Treasure Trail (2m)
  • Granby Fun Factory (2m)
  • Portland Castle (2m)
  • Weymouth Sea Life Park (2m)
  • Pirate Adventure Golf (2m)
  • Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower (2m)
  • Portland Plateau Walk (3m)
  • SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park (3m)
  • Easton Gardens (4m)
  • Portland Museum (4m)

Tourist Information

Weymouth Visitor Centre
Unit 1, Colwell Centre
School Street

Phone 01305 561 643
Email enquiries@weymouthinformationcentre.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 21 June


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 52%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 45%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 44%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 46%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 55%
UV Index n/a
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High Tide
01:23 BST
(00:23 GMT)
Low Tide
07:50 BST
(06:50 GMT)
High Tide
13:51 BST
(12:51 GMT)
Low Tide
19:59 BST
(18:59 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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The Portland Harbour beaches are small and secluded. The beaches are on a spit, just like the neighbouring Chesil Beach starting at the ruins of Castleton Castle. Castle Cove is a small privately owned sandy beach backed by cliffs.

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