British Beaches

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Eypemouth Beach

Bridport, Dorset

This beach is mainly gravel with some sand, depending on the sea conditions, backed by blue lias clay cliffs which are unsafe and dangerous to climb.

Beach Type



Toilets available
And tearooms serve light refreshments in Lower Eype


Swimming and fishing

Nature and Wildlife

Golden Cap Estate stretches from Eype to the Devon border. with approximately 30 miles of footpaths. Contact the local Tourist Information Centre for further details of walks.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

a 'Pooper Scooper' scheme operates and litter bins provided.


Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

Bridport Tourist Information Centre 32 South Street Bridport DT6 3NQ Tel: 01308 424901


Nearest town: Bridport
County: Dorset
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7145, -2.78195
Postcode: DT6 6AL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Bridport, Dorset at Explore Britain.


Lower Eype' is signposted from the Bridport bypass. Steps lead from a private car park to the beach.

Public Transport

No Details

Nearest Railway Stations

Maiden Newton (Approx. 10 miles away)
Axminster (Approx. 11 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Private car park with approximately 75 spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Mount Lane, Bridport (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Esplanade, West Bay (Short stay).
About 0.7 miles away
The Mound, West Bay (Short stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Quayside, West Bay (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
The George, West Bay (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Bridport Arms, West Bay (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
East Beach, West Bay (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
West Bay Road, West Bay (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Station Yard, West Bay (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Football Club, Bridport (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bridport