"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Kimmeridge Bay Beach

Kimmeridge Bay is on the Dorset coast, and is part of the Purbeck Heritage Coast. It is a remote, sheltered bay of cobbles and pebbles, approximately one kilometre wide, with rock flats backed by cliffs.

Nearest town: Kimmeridge

Local authority: Dorset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SY907789


Green Coast Beach

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Things to see and do near Kimmeridge Bay Beach

  • The Blue Pool (3m)
  • Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens (4m)
  • Corfe Castle (4m)
  • Lulworth Castle (4m)
  • Lulworth Equestrian Centre (5m)
  • Wareham Boat Hire (5m)
  • Lulworth Cove Heritage Centre (5m)
  • Putlake Adventure Farm (6m)
  • Isle of Purbeck Aquarium (7m)
  • Purbeck Toy and Musical Boxes and Vintage End of Pier Museum (7m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Trinity Church
South Street
BH20 4LU

Phone 01929 552 740
Email tic@purbeck-dc.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 17 October


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:54 BST
(04:54 GMT)
Low Tide
10:32 BST
(09:32 GMT)
High Tide
18:09 BST
(17:09 GMT)
Low Tide
23:03 BST
(22:03 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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An unusual beach of sand and fossil bearing shale, popular with divers and snorkellers. The wave set-up here makes it a popular destination for wave-sailing windsurfers and surfers.

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