Purbeck Beaches

Purbeck Seaside Location and Beaches along the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.

Purbeck has a great range of beaches and rugged coastal locations from the sandy beaches of Studland and Swanage to the dramatic beauty of Dancing Ledge and Chapmans Pool. Select one of the beaches below to view more information and photographs.

Sandy Beaches

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Swanage Beach Dorset

The beach at Swanage is a long sandy beach which extends from the centre of Swanage all the way to the foot of the Ballard Down. There is a popular end of the beach with ammusements and cafes and a quieter end where you can get some sandy beach all to yourself. View Swanage Beach Dorset

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Studland Beach Dorset

Studland Beach is the longest sandy beach in Purbeck and is over 2 miles long. Studland beach is popular for swimming, sailing and sun bathing. The whole area is nature conservation area administered by the National Trust. View Studland Beach Dorset

Jurassic Coast Beaches

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Brownsea Island Beach Purbeck Jurassic Coast

This beautiful Island in the middle of Poole Harbour is just off the north coast of the Isle of Purbeck and has a long beach running around most of the shore. The Island is a great beach destination but also enjoyable for the enormous range of wildlife and beautiful wooded areas. View Brownsea Island Beach Dorset

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Chapmans Pool Beach Purbeck Jurassic Coast

Chapman's Pool is located on the Jurassic Coast within a short walk of Kingston and Worth Matravers. This beautiful bay is reched via the coastal path and the long crecent beach is a mix of sand, shingle and rock shelf. The water is ideal for swimming and there are rock pools to explore. View Chapmans Pool Beach Dorset

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Dancing Ledge Beach Purbeck Jurassic Coast

Attractive series of rock shelves going down into the sea. Excellent for exploring and enjoying the dramatic views. Swimmers can make use of the swimming pool blown from the lowest rock shelf and which is renewed with fresh water by the tide. View Dancing Ledge Beach Dorset

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Kimmeridge Beach Purbeck Jurassic Coast

Kimmeridge Beach is one of the icons of the Jurassic Coast and the beach is popular with those wishing to explore the rock pools or swim in the sheltered bay. View Kimmeridge Beach Dorset

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Winspit Beach Purbeck Jurassic Coast

The bay at Winspit is a wonderfully varied bay with caves, rock shelves, rock pools and dramatic scenary. Winspit is a natural sun trap and a beautiful place to enjoy the Jurassic Coast. View Winspit Beach Dorset

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Purbeck Activities and Adventures 2018

Purbeck has an enormous number of activities and attractions available all year round. Some are just there to be enjoyed such as beautiful walks along the Jurassic Coast, bike rides across the Purbeck hills or wandering around the historic villages. Organised activities and places open to the public all year round make Purbeck an excellent …

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Isle of Wight and Purbeck Self Catering Location Videos

We have a new selection of videos showing the location of Isle of Wight and Purbeck self catering cottages with annotations showing local attractions, features and beaches. There are 5 new videos in the playlist below and to get a reminder when new videos come out click on the Subscribe Button below. These videos include …

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New Purbeck Cottage November 2017

There are a number of new self catering holiday cottage available this month. New cottages in Purbeck are added all the time and here is a selection of some of the latest. All are available for holiday in 2018 and are located in rural and seaside locations in Southern Dorset and the Jurassic Coast. Hill …

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Isle of Purbeck – Events Autumn/Winter 2017

The summer may be well and truly over, but that doesn’t mean that there’s not plenty of things to keep you busy in the quieter season. Here are our top picks of events happening between now and the end of the year. Purbeck Outdoor Weekend – 15-17th September Although entries have now closed for this …

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The best spots for sea swimming in Dorset

Dorset is full of stunning beaches and seaside locations, most with plenty of cafes and restaurants around for refreshments; perfect for setting up for a day of sunbathing and swimming. Here are our favourite locations for beach days; Swanage Beach Swanage beach is a traditional, long stretch of golden sands, set within the quaint town. …

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Places to eat in the Purbecks with incredible views

The Cabin, Swanage This outdoor cafe is a seasonal treat for those visiting Swanage, as it only pops up during the Summer. It’s situated along the private end of the beach, though anyone is allowed to walk down and take a seat. The menu offers a variety of fresh seafood and light bites, as well …

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Photos of My Home on The Pond 2017

My Home on The Pond is aptly named with a location next to a mill pond in a beautiful and historic part of Swanage. This peaceful location has no passing traffic and the view across the pond includes the beautiful church buildings. Swanage is a wonderful holiday location with plenty of attractions and activities on …

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Tudor Rose New Photos 2017

Tudor Rose is an attractive and traditional Dorset cottage in Langton Matravers and within a short walk of Swanage. This stone built Purbeck self catering holiday home has three bedrooms and is a family sized property for holidays near the sea. Tudor Rose cottage is also within a pleasant walk of the Jurassic Coast which …

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New Corfe Castle Self Catering Daisy Cottage

Daisy Cottage in Corfe Castle is a beautiful and historic holiday rental cottage in a quite part of the village and within a short walk of the village centre and the castle of Corfe Castle. This two bedroom cottage is a newly available self catering cottage and there are new photos showing the care and …

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Escape the crowds in the Purbecks

The Purbecks are full of busy beaches and crowded attractions however, if you know where to look, you’ll never be too far from a secluded area to chill out. Why not take a break from the crowds during the summer by heading towards some of the lesser-known and quieter attractions. Swanage Beach Although the main …

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