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West Dorset Beaches
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Ringstead Bay

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Ringstead Bay

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Bounded at the eastern end by the headland of White Nothe, Ringstead Bay is a beach of flint shingle and low-tide sand. Towards the eastern end the shore becomes rocky, and this area is popular beach with local naturists. There are two car parks which are reached by turning off the A353 just west of Poxwell village. A (P&D) car park is at Ringstead village and just a short walk from the centre of the beach. The other National Trust car park is free, and has panoramic views across Weymouth Bay to Portland. From here it's a long, but interesting walk down to the shore. Alternatively, at the White Nothe headland - just in front of the cottages - a steep salebrous path descends to the beach's eastern end.

There are plenty of unusual flora and fauna here, including Nottingham Catchfly, Glow-worms and Nightingales.

Dogs are allowed at all times.

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