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 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. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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