"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portland Harbour - Castle Cove Beach

Portland Harbour Castle Cove is in Portland Harbour on the Dorset coast. It is a sheltered sandy cove, approximately 220 metres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Portland

Local authority: Dorset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SY676774

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Portland Harbour - Castle Cove Beach

  • Brewers Quay and Timewalk Journey (1m)
  • Sharkys Play Zone (1m)
  • Nothe Fort (1m)
  • Lakeside SuperBowl Weymouth (1m)
  • Blooming Kids (1m)
  • Radipole Lake Nature Reserve (1m)
  • The Weymouth 4 Kids Treasure Trail (2m)
  • Granby Fun Factory (2m)
  • Portland Castle (2m)
  • Weymouth Sea Life Park (2m)
  • Pirate Adventure Golf (2m)
  • Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower (2m)
  • Portland Plateau Walk (3m)
  • SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park (3m)
  • Easton Gardens (4m)
  • Portland Museum (4m)

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 Tuesday 17 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:45 BST
(04:45 GMT)
Low Tide
11:00 BST
(10:00 GMT)
High Tide
18:16 BST
(17:16 GMT)
Low Tide
23:32 BST
(22:32 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 Portland Harbour - Castle Cove Beach

The Portland Harbour beaches are small and secluded. The beaches are on a spit, just like the neighbouring Chesil Beach starting at the ruins of Castleton Castle. Castle Cove is a small privately owned sandy beach backed by cliffs.

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