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Eype Mouth

Eype Mouth beach, Dorset

Eype Mouth is a sloping southwest-facing gravel and sand beach lying just to the southeast of Thorncombe Beacon, near Bridport.

The western end of the beach tends to be more strewn with boulders. These have fallen from the cliffs so if visiting please take heed and do not sit directly below the cliffs.

The beach lies a quarter of a mile from the village of Lower Eype and has a small car park. There are holiday parks and a campsite nearby, so the beach is rarely deserted.

There are some spectacular walks along the South West Coast Path here, especially from Golden Cap; the highest point on the south coast of England; and the path down from Thorncombe Beacon.

On entering Eype Mouth itself, the Coast Path runs across the beach which can be traversed using stepping stones on the way southeast to West Bay, Burton Bradstock and ultimately Chesil.


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OS Explorer Map 116: Lyme Regis and Bridport

OS Explorer Map 116: Lyme Regis and Bridport

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Bridport, Beaminster, Lyme Regis and Poundbury.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:


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Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:



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Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Bridport, Lyme Regis, Weymouth and Dorchester.

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