Looking to visit Dorset by sea, brining your boat on holiday or just wanting to enjoy all the watersports fun? Below you can find all of the information and contact details for all of our harbours found along the stunning Dorset coastline.
Many of our harbours have rich heritage and history but nowadays provide a location for wonderful leisure facilities and activity providers.
Christchurch Harbour extends from Mudeford Spit (Sandbank) in the east to the convergence of the rivers Avon and Stour in the west. It is an important area for nature conservation and has been designated Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Tel: 01202 795070
Lyme Regis Harbour
Lyme Regis Harbour is located between Portland in the east and Brixham in the West and provides a perfect stop off location for boats sailing through Lyme Bay. A bustling harbour in the summer months it is also home to the iconic Cobb harbour wall; a grade 1 listed structure.
Tel: 01297 442137
Poole provides Europe’s largest natural harbour and offers a unique mixture, beaches, islands and an abundance of wildlife. The harbour lends itself perfectly for leisure activities and watersports.
Tel: 01202 440200
Portland Port offers a safe, sheltered and deep harbour which makes it a superb choice for all vessels, from small yachts to some of the largest cruise ships in the world. Portland’s harbour also provides some of the very best sailing waters and was the host venue for the London 2012 Olympic Games sailing.
Tel: 0 1305 824044
West Bay (Bridport) Harbour
Bridport Harbour found at the western end of Chesil Beach has rich heritage for for ship building and exporting rope throughout the 19th century. Today it is better known as the filming location for the ITV drama Broadchurch.
Tel: 01308 423222
Weymouth boasts one of the shortest passages across the channel and there is no better way to experience the wonders of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline than by sea. A relatively a small but busy port it welcomes thousands of visitors each year and it considered one of the most attractive harbours in Europe.
Tel: 0 1305 838423