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Ringstead Bay

Dorset, England

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700 yards of shingle beach, once used by smugglers, and overlooked by unspoilt farmland and cliffs.

The beach is quite a walk down hill from a National Trust car park.

Ringstead Bay is on the Purbeck Heritage Coast and the Jurassic Coast.


Weather and tides for Friday 29 September

Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 11°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph
Tomorrow (Saturday)
Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Ringstead Bay is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 8:01 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 8:01 PM.

Approximate sea surface temperature:   17.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Ringstead Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Lulworth Outdoors (4.3 miles)
South West Coast Path- Lulworth Cove & The Fossil Forest Walk (4.3 miles)
Jurassic Coast Activities (4.3 miles)
Stair Hole (4.3 miles)
Whiskey Jack - SUP Board Tours (4.4 miles)
Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door (4.4 miles)
Greenhill Gardens (4.5 miles)
Nothe Fort (4.5 miles)
Nothe Gardens (4.6 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Ringstead

Location type: Rural

Nearest village: Osmington Mills

OS Grid: SY754813

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: West Dorset

Parish: Owermoigne

Nearest postcode: DT2 8NG

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Visitor information for Ringstead Bay, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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