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Beaches and coast

Beaches, harbours, quays, coastal access, Dorset Coast Forum, Jurassic Coast, coastal protection and management.


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

Harbours and quays

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Harbours and quays in Christchurch, Weymouth, Lyme Regis and Bridport. Moorings, slipways and licences.

Lulworth Ranges

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Find opening times for walking on the Lulworth Ranges and the village of Tyneham, as well as information for mariners.

Coastal access

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In Dorset work has started on the England Coast Path - a new national trail going around England's coast.

Dorset Coast Forum

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The Dorset Coast Forum is an independent strategic coastal partnership, hosted by Dorset County Council, which looks at the long-term broad scale issues facing the Dorset coast and its inshore waters.

Coastal protection and management

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Dorset is lucky enough to have a stunning coastline which is internationally recognised as a World Heritage Site.
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