There is a beach for everyone in West Dorset and here is a selection of some of our favourites

West Bay Bridport DT6 4HE
Closest beach to Blackbird Cottage and forms part of the Jurassic coast. Has a sandy beach and amazing cliffs. Good selection of eateries around the harbour. 20 minute drive from the cottage.

Hive Beach Burton Bradstock, Bridport DT6 4RF
Unspoilt National Trust beach with good car parking, toilets and beach café. Walks along cliffs and beach. 25 minute drive from the cottage.

Seatown Bridport DT6 6JU
Great location for a Sunday morning walk, stroll along the beach then finish off with lunch or a drink at the Anchor Inn. 30 minute drive from the cottage.