Eype Beach in Dorset

Eype Beach

Eype, Bridport

A secluded and unspoiled beach just a short walk from Highlands End Holiday Park

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1.8 miles from Highlands End
4.5 miles from Golden Cap
3.5 miles from Graston Copse
22.6 miles from Sandyholme

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  • Eype Beach in Dorset
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  • Eype Beach in Dorset
  • Eype Beach in Dorset

Eype is a beautiful pebble beach located on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. Just a short 500m walk from our Highlands End Holiday Park, this secluded spot is the ideal place to escape, relax and enjoy far reaching views out to sea and along the coast. Like most of West Dorset’s coastline, Eype has a shelved shingle bank, flanked by steep golden cliffs stretching into the distance. It is perhaps lesser known than other beaches in the area, which means that it can be relatively quiet even in the height of the summer season.

Far-reaching views

Thorncombe Beacon rises high above the beach and avid walkers can enjoy picturesque hikes along the South West Coast Path. In the spring thrift grows along the cliff path, creating a beautiful purple backdrop for landscape photographers who favour the location. Eype is rugged and undeveloped, which adds to its charm throughout the seasons. In the summer it is perfect for enjoying a picnic or BBQ and in the colder months fantastic for a bracing walk. Eype is popular amongst anglers and fossil hunters.

Dog friendly

Eype Beach is one of the best beaches in Dorset for dog owners, with it being dog friendly all year round. Whats more, it is just a short walk from Highlands End Holiday Park with the dog friendly Martin’s Bar & Restaurant and there is an enclosed 3 acre dog exercising field with fantastic coastal views located between the park and the beach for exercising dogs off the lead.

For visitors travelling by car there is small car park located on the cliff side with steep steps down to the beach. The car park is small so arriving early is advisable during busier times of years. There is an honesty box in the car park for donations. The New Inn Pub is just 300m away if you are looking for a bite to eat or a cold drink during your visit. There are no life guards on duty at Eype, therefore care must be taken when entering the water. Whilst many visitors choose to swim here, the sea gets deep very quickly so children should be supervised when paddling or playing in the water.

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At West Dorset Leisure Holidays, we have a great choice of accommodation and facilities across 4 family-run holiday parks on or near the Jurassic Coast - Highlands End, Golden Cap, Graston Copse and Sandyholme, as well as Caravan and Lodge Holiday Homes for sale.

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Our parks have been recognised as some of the best in Dorset. We're extremely proud of the awards and it's easy to see why our guests return year on year. You can be safe in the knowledge that you're staying at one of the best parks in the county! Please note awards vary by Park.

What our guests say

  • Fantastic holiday once again

    We have been coming here now every year for about 10 years. Its our favourite place and the Park has everything we need.

    Andy M - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • A little bit of heaven!

    Golden Cap is a little bit of heaven. The views are awesome, right next to the sea. It's all relaxed and low key just how we like it.

    Esther Woodhouse - Facebook
    Golden Cap

  • Idyllic setting

    Quiet site in a beautiful setting with exceptionally clean toilets and showers

    Anthony M - Pitch Up
    Graston Copse

  • Very peaceful Park

    The wildlife is stunning, we were visited by the ducks on a regular basis which was lovely. Our visit was very enjoyable and we will definitely be back in the future!

    Sarah W - Pitch Up
    Sandyholme

  • 5 out of 5 isn't enough!

    This is simply our favorite touring park along the south coast. The location couldn't be better with views to die for and an abundance of fresh sea air. The park is spic and span and extremely well kept with very friendly staff.

    Big Caravan Adventures - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Best holiday ever!

    This is by far the best Holiday Park I have been to. The views are breath taking with easy access to the beach and nice coastal walks to West Bay. If you're looking for a relaxing holiday in a stunning location, then this is the place to come.

    Alison D - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • Would definitely recommend

    Close to beach, a nice local pub, dog friendly and a very relaxed atmosphere.

    Dan M - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • A tour of Dorset!

    An excellent Park as a base to visit the Dorset coast, Jurassic Coast, Chesil Beach, Lyme Regis, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, to name a few.

    Arthur D - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Fantastic Park

    10 out of 10 is not enough for this Holiday Park. We have been here 3 times and we love it more and more every time. The park has all you need, with some pitches overlooking the sea and a great restaurant.

    Shirley Thompson - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • A hidden gem

    The location is amazing, right on the beach and all the facilities are good. It's a hidden gem this one, one of the best parks in the country

    Mark Tee - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Lovely tranquil campsite

    The location was great as we could easily walk to the village or local beaches through the beautiful countryside. I would recommend this campsite to families for a peaceful and safe stay.

    Sarah - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse