"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

West Bay - West Beach

West Bay (West) is next to Bridport Harbour in Lyme Bay on the Dorset coast. It is a pebble, shingle and sand beach resort, approximately 820 metres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Pebbles

Nearest town: Bridport

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SY459903

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near West Bay - West Beach

  • Palmers Brewery (1m)
  • The Jurassic Fun Centre (1m)
  • The Electric Palace (2m)
  • S Moores (4m)
  • Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens (7m)
  • Lyme Regis Museum (7m)
  • The Town Mill (7m)
  • Lister Gardens Mini Golf (8m)
  • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (8m)
  • The Craft & Design Centre (8m)

Tourist Information

Bridport
Tourist Information Centre
47 South Street
Dorset
England
DT6 3NY

Phone 01308 424 901
Email bridport.tic@westdorset-dc.gov.uk
http://www.westdorset.com

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Weather

Forecast for Wednesday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 23%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 990
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 65%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 990
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 992
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 994
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 995
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 995
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near West Bay - West Beach

Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs

Self-catering

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Tell us what you think about West Bay - West Beach

The beach is mainly of fine pebbles with shingle and sand near to the water's edge. West beach is a cove which has been formed between the west pier of the harbour and a protective rock groyne. Safety posters exist giving general advice.

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