Chesil Beach

Chesil Beach is a natural wonder ­ - a bank of 180 billion pebbles stretching for 18 miles along the Dorset Coast.  Trapped behind this pebble bank is the Fleet - one of the most wildlife-rich lagoons in the country.

Discover all about the beach and its wildlife at the Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre.  

Centre opening hours:

 7 days a week (except Christmas & Boxing Day)

Summer opening hours 10 am - 5 pm (Easter Holidays - 1st November 2016)

Winter opening hours 10 am - 4 pm (2nd November 2016 until start of Easter 2017)

Taste* Cafe

The Taste* Café @ Chesil serve a selection of hot and cold food, snacks and great coffee.  Open from 10am daily. 

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Chesil Beach Centre © Marc Smith

Chesil Beach Centre © Marc Smith



Tel: 01305 206191


Follow us on twitter for wildlife sightings & event details: @DWTWeyPort

Chesil Beach Centre, Portland Beach Road, Portland, Dorset. DT4 9XE


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