West Bexington - places to visit in Dorset

West Bexington Beach

A quiet section of Chesil Beach, off the beaten track.

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8 miles from Highlands End
10 miles from Golden Cap
4.8 miles from Graston Copse
21.4 miles from Sandyholme

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  • West Bexington - places to visit in Dorset
  • West Bexington - places to visit in Dorset
  • West Bexington - places to visit in Dorset

West Bexington is a small coastal village located down a quiet track off of the main coastal road. The beach is the main draw to the area and is considered to be one of the quietest sections of Chesil Beach. West Bexington has a steep shingle bank along the length of the shoreline, which is often dotted with anglers. The beach has been untouched by commercial development, making it the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

The sea bed at West Bexington is shelved meaning the water gets deep very quickly. There is no lifeguard service here, so caution is advised if deciding to enter the water. Pay and display parking and public toilets are available next to the beach. Dogs are allowed on West Bexington throughout the year, however there are restrictions on what sections you can access. Please see signage for more information.

Nature reserve

The land surrounding West Bexington beach is an Area of Natural Beauty and boasts a nature reserve, which is managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust. The reeds and scrubland have been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, thanks to rare vegetation that grows here. The protected land is a haven for wildlife and a number of migratory and native species can be spotted on the reserve. The abundant food and shelter provides the ideal place to rest and refuel on the journey to warmer climates in the south. The nature reserve shares land with Tamarisk Farm, an organic farm who have tended the field for generations and produce a wide selection of unique and sustainable produce.

Delicious food

The variety of food on offer in West Bexington is excellent for such a small village. Both the Manor Hotel and The Club House serve a delicious menu of lovingly prepared and locally sourced food, in beautiful surroundings.


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Our parks have been recognised as some of the best in Dorset and the South West. 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 - there is more information on the pages for each park.

dorset tourism awards gold 2021/222021 travelers choice tripadvisor awarddavid bellamy blooming marvellous pledge for nature 2022david bellamy conservation gold award 2020/21taste of the west south west england award 2022david bellmay conservation award honey bee friendly park awardgolden cap holiday park commended south westthe queens green canopy platinum jubilee logoplastic free champion surfers against sewage

What our guests say

  • The Most Magical Campsite

    We have just come back from the most magical few days staying at Highlands End. In fact, it was so good we extended our stay by a few days whilst on park. We are new to campsites and this was beyond my expectations

    Mr Scott - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Happy second visit

    Perfectly clean, ample space, lovely views, close to everything, what more could be asked for?

    Dan Pipper - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Well maintained and quiet

    Lovely clean and tidy site. well maintained and quiet in walking distance to Hive Beach and West Bay only a couple of miles away over the coastal walk.

    Linda S - Google Reviews
    Graston Copse

  • Friendliest park on the Dorset coast

    Possibly the friendliest park on the Dorset coast. Staff are exceptional, very helpful and keep the place spotless. The views are fantastic. Showers and toilets are very modern and extremely clean.

    Mr Leck - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Fantastic

    This is a lovely quiet, friendly, well maintained site with very friendly, helpful staff who are knowledgeable about the local area and more than happy to pass on useful information to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

    Nigel White - Tripadvisor

  • Wonderful three night stay

    Our pitch was spacious and quiet. The facilities were clean and a generous number of showers etc whatever time we needed them. A very picturesque site and plenty to do straight from the van without the need to drive

    Rachel L - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • Beautiful weekend away

    This park is in a wonderful location. The local village is beautiful and only a 15 min walk along the river. The beach is then another 15 minutes along - again a beautiful walk. We were blessed with amazing weather so we spent the afternoon on Hive Beach.

    Clairey16 - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Ideal base for exploring

    Ideal base for exploring Dorset , everywhere we wanted to visit was within easy reach . Site itself was very good, nice and quite and clean and staff very friendly.

    James S - Tripadvisor