About Bridport

The West Bay Hotel sits right on the edge of the beach, with a reputation for excellent cuisine and a warm Dorset welcome. Specialising in locally caught seafood, served in a relaxed atmosphere, alongside Palmers Award winning fine ale, the West Bay Hotel has three wonderfully appointed bedrooms with sea views, and is a ‘must visit’ when in the area.

Things to Do


Palmers Brewery Tour

Join a tour of Palmers Brewery and get close to the age old process of English brewing and gain an insight into one of Britain’s oldest family run breweries and their pursuit of producing the finest cask conditioned real ale.


West Bay Discovery Centre

Discover a treasure trove of stories, activities, and ideas – explore the area’s hidden history, learn about the Jurassic Coast and uncover fascinating facts about wildlife. There’s also the opportunity to find out about our shipbuilding history, discover how West Bay became a tourist resort and get an insight into the filming of Broadchurch. 


West Bay Canoes

One of the best ways to spend a couple of hours with friends, family or even your dog on a sunny day is to take a canoe trip from West Bay to Bridport. Our stable traditional canoes can carry a couple of adults and a child or two. All of our trips delivered by a local paddle sports Instructor.

West Bay Beach

East Beach is a sloping, shingle beach backed by magnificent sandstone cliffs. The scenery is truly spectacular here, the golden cliffs rise 50m vertically above the beach and the views towards Chesil Beach and Portland will take your breath away. TV buffs will recognise this beach from ITV crime drama, Broadchurch.

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3 Station Rd, West Bay,
Bridport DT6 4EW

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