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Chesil Beach Visitor Centre

Chesil Beach Centre Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | DT4 9XE, DT4 9XE, England
+44 1305 206191
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Outrageously expensive car parking

We paid £6 for a day (12 - 5pm) & felt robbed. The only good thing about the information centre was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
franglaishtourists
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Paris
via mobile
great place to refresh

go to chesil beach ,then walk back to the visitor centre ,not only to learn about this wonderful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Reg R
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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Family-Friendly Visitor centre with information about Chesil Beach and its wildlife. Bird watching, views under the sea, gifts, boardwalk to the beach and lots more... The centre is run by friendly, knowledgeable, local volunteers and is open 7 days a week, from 10am-4pm before Easter and 10am-5pm after Easter. The Fine Foundation Centre is halfway along the causeway between Weymouth ans Portland on the A354 (Portland Beach road - DT4 9XE) There is a pay and display carpark. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS FOR THE DWT CENTRE AND NOT THE TASTE CAFE.
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Chesil Beach Centre Chesil Beach Car Park Portland Beach Road | DT4 9XE, DT4 9XE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We paid £6 for a day (12 - 5pm) & felt robbed. The only good thing about the information centre was the clean toilets. If you want to use your push bikes, the parking is free at the top of Portland island & you will...More

Thank franglaishtourists
Reviewed yesterday

go to chesil beach ,then walk back to the visitor centre ,not only to learn about this wonderful place and nature ,but also refresh yourself with great food and drink friendly staff

Thank Reg R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped here to find something I wanted but couldn't resist the urge to do a spot of birdwatching. Having spotted few of the birds, we will definitely come back for more time. Excellent place for wildlife activities...

Thank GracefulAng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely quiet beach; we went opposite chesil beach looking out to the harbour, great place to take kids out on the kayaks as it's stays shallow and not a heavy tide.

Thank 21Taylor21
Reviewed 1 week ago

A mini -museum, gift shop and excellent cafe make this a necessary stop. Live-cam Tern watching adds interest. I like a cafe that takes its food and coffee seriously and this one does with a list of its local suppliers and good tasting food and...More

Thank TonyChevrefeuille
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good beach but expect no sand. very long and be prepared to explore for a long time, wear good shoes

Thank RJM552015
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Just stopped for a breakfast. First customers. Greeted by a very friendly member of staff. Had two coffees and two breakfasts. Quick efficient service. Food very good. Large TV screen showing live view of Terns nesting.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A good place for a quick visit. There is information on the beach. The food is temptinG and the service friendly. The shop sells local gifts.

Thank Dalelynne
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely place which held the interest of a 7 and a 5 year old! Lots of interesting facts, full of information

Thank Slimdurch
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Small centre showing an interesting background to the history of Chesil Beach and the wildlife of the area. We visited just out of main season so couldn’t take the boat trip on the Fleet Explorer. The centre incorporates a very good café with a good...More

Thank PeterandJane_12
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