Ringstead Bay Beach

Ringstead Bay beach, Weymouth, Dorset

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Ringstead Bay Beach is a shingle beach in a quiet rural location and is ideal for those who are looking for a peaceful day out.  As the tide goes out you will get some sand and the beach is overlooked by unspoilt farmland and cliffs.

    The bay was once used by smugglers and is now a popular location for fossil hunters – this is the Jurassic coast.

    There is a pay car park just up from the beach (plus shop and cafe) OR free parking at Southdown, the National Trust land at the top of the cliff, but with a long steep walk from the beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Ringstead Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 12 beaches around Weymouth, 55 beaches in Dorset, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Ringstead Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Monday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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    18
       60%  56%   7 mph
      5:07 am    9:08 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Rain starting in the evening.
     
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       60%  66%   5 mph
      5:06 am    9:09 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Rain in the morning.
     
    12
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    19
       74%  82%   5 mph
      5:06 am    9:10 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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    18
       0%  35%   9 mph
      5:05 am    9:11 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    10
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    17
       0%  19%   5 mph
      5:04 am    9:12 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    13
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    17
       0%  23%   7 mph
      5:03 am    9:13 pm

    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    17
       2%  80%   9 mph
      5:02 am    9:14 pm
    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    17
       8%  35%   2 mph
      5:02 am    9:15 pm

  • Ringstead Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Ringstead Bay Beach Water quality

    Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:

    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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