"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Church Ope Cove Beach

Church Ope Cove is on the Isle of Portland on the Dorset coast. It is a sheltered pebble beach, approximately 700 metres wide, backed by high cliffs and the settlement of Easton.

Beach type: Pebbles

Nearest town: Weymouth

Local authority: Dorset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SY698707

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Church Ope Cove Beach

  • Portland Museum (0m)
  • Easton Gardens (1m)
  • Portland Plateau Walk (2m)
  • Portland Castle (2m)
  • Brewers Quay and Timewalk Journey (5m)
  • Nothe Fort (5m)

Tourist Information

Weymouth
Weymouth Visitor Centre
Unit 1, Colwell Centre
School Street
Dorset
England
DT4 8NJ

Phone 01305 561 643
Email enquiries@weymouthinformationcentre.co.uk
http://www.weymouthinformationcentre.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:36 BST
(01:36 GMT)
Low Tide
07:34 BST
(06:34 GMT)
High Tide
15:24 BST
(14:24 GMT)
Low Tide
20:23 BST
(19:23 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Church Ope Cove Beach

This beach is formed by a large expanse of limestone pebbles and is backed by cliffs on three sides which shelter bathers from the prevailing winds. Rufus Castle overlooks the beach which is south facing and safe for swimming. There are also a number of privately owned beach huts.

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