Guide to Dorset's beaches

Weymouth Beach

Weymouth Beach

Weymouth Beach is a curving arc of golden sand adjacent to the town centre, with Weymouth pier at the southern end. The safe, shallow waters are ideal for swimming, and a range of other activities are on offer during summer, from donkey rides to Punch and Judy shows.

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are not permitted on the main sections of Weymouth Central or Lodmoor between 1st May and 30th September.

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Toilets. disabled facilities and access. first aid post. lost child centre. cafe/restaurants. shops. slipway. beach huts. deckchair hire. pedalo hire and a promenade.


There is parking for 3.000 cars at the beach. including disabled spaces. There is a charge for using the car park.


Marine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award