Chesil Beach Visitors Centre

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Please note that the Chesil Beach Centre is now run by The Dorset Wildlife Trust. See their website for more details of the Centre and organised events..

The Chesil Beach Visitors Centre is located at the southern end of the Fleet Lagoon on the Ferrybridge car park between Weymouth and Portland. The Centre was originally opened in 1994 and replaced a makeshift centre operated from a temporary building.

The building has now been redeveloped using Lottery funding and control transferred to Dorset Wildlife Trust. It was re-opened on Saturday 21st July 2012.

The Centre was visited by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in 1999.

The Chesil Beach Visitors Centre is one of the Dorset Coastlink chain of visitor centres.


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pinks around the centre The Portland pinks (thrift, Armeria maritima) in flower late April 2007.
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