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Find information about beaches along Dorset's coastline including dog walking and beach safety.

Walking dogs on beaches

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Find out when and where you can walk dogs on beaches in Dorset.

Beaches in Christchurch

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Information on the beaches in Christchurch, including facilities, bathing water quality, dog walking and horse riding.

Beaches in Purbeck

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Studland and Swanage are sandy beaches ideal for families. Kimmeridge Bay, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Man O' War and Worbarrow Bay are more rugged.

Beaches in West Dorset

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Along the West Dorset Heritage Coastline there are a variety of beaches, where you can bathe, fish, dive, sail, walk - or simply admire the stunning views.

Beaches in Weymouth and Portland

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Weymouth's Georgian seafront is an impressive backdrop to the long arc of fine, golden sand.

Beach safety

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Beach safety advice from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
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