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The beach wasn't one of the main ones that we'd seen recommended in the area, but it was definitely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Excellent views from the top of the cliffs, however it is advised to keep all dogs on leads as the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
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A 1.9 mile easy stroll on almost flat ground along the South West Coast path, visiting the world-famous towering golden cliffs on Hive Beach, where Hitler was planning to land his troops in 1940, and where Allied troops subsequently practised...more
| South West Coast Path, Burton Bradstock, Bridport DT6 4RF, England
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All reviews great walk coastal path the cliff national trust car park west bay fabulous views wild flowers sea air beautiful weather comfortable walk portland bill jurassic coast both directions lots of parking highest point lyme regis
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach wasn't one of the main ones that we'd seen recommended in the area, but it was definitely worth going to. We didn't go to the cafe as it was very busy and more of a restaurant than a cafe. We had a picnic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 353beckyf
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Excellent views from the top of the cliffs, however it is advised to keep all dogs on leads as the cliff tops are unstable and collapse without notice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ArthDrwg
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The walk on the coast path at Burton Bradstock is a little restricted these days because of cliff erosion over the past 2-3 years but still very much worth doing for the wonderful views. Birds and butterflies all along the side of the bath and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 80disappointed
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Not for the faint hearted if you take the path closest to the edge but what a great view looking up Chesil beach

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ted-the-parson
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We walked along the coastal path with our four dogs from West Bay to Hive Beach and then back again along the beach (low tide). A really lovely walk which took us inland a little way and through a very pretty village before hooking back...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Nicky D
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

A nice beach, National Trust parking. Good for swimming gets deep quick. No lifeguard when we were there but on the website says there is.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank markamoody
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Picturesque spot... Great to walk the coastal path ....either start from the Hive Beach cafe car park...or end the walk here...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Beach with national trust pay and display car park. Lovely beach close to parking and suitable for swimming. Very popular cafe serving lunches, teas, cakes and ice creams.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Moira C
Reviewed 22 June 2018

A hidden gem of the Jurassic coast and not as busy as Lyme Regis or Chesil Beach. Good that the car park is National Trust so we could park for free with our membership. Amazing cafe at The Hive.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Russkin82
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Beautiful location absolutely packed out with tourist cafe couldn’t cope with demand. My husband wanted the crab sandwich which were freshly made but as I say the demand was too great for them cafe to cope with

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MargaretCheddar
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