West Bexington beach

Beach facilities

View map of beach Parking available Toilets available South West Coast Path SSSI Dog friendly

Season: spring

Leisure fishermen were out in force on the beach at West Bexington, on my arrival for this spring visit.  The steep shingle bank amplified the sound of the pebbles in the tidal breakers.  There’s an unspoilt aura here and a handy walkway at the back of the beach, so the nature and bird life can be enjoyed in its beach context.  With beach side parking and handy local facilities, many day trippers had also chosen West Bexington as a destination.

Spring visit photo gallery

 

John’s enjoyment of the fishing and the nature at hand here.

Dream Cottages

 

The unspoilt vista at West Bexington beach.

Season: autumn

West Bexington, at one end of Chesil Beach, has year round fishing from the beach, for mackerel in the summer to bass in autumn with cod, plaice, dabs and  flounders too.  The Trust Nature Reserve by the village consists of a shingle beach, reed bed, wet meadow and scrub that are perfect for birdwatching. The sea is of a manageable temperature during the summer and autumn months, although care is needed when swimming, due to the undertow.   The beach near the village is made up of small pebbles with blocks of Cerastoderma Clay from beneath Chesil Beach, whereas at Portland, at the other end of Chesil Beach, the pebbles are large.

Autumn visit photo gallery

 

Fishermen Nick and Mick eulogise about a wonderful beach.

 

Natural beauty in abundance at West Bexington.

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