West Bay, Bridport, Dorset
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West Bay, Bridport, Dorset - Photographs

West Bay, Bridport

Monday, 22nd April 2024, 10:27pm

West Dorset, UK

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Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Club Rally

Vintage Tractors Vintage Ambulances Who's driving? Stationary engine Vintage Steam Engine
Vintage Fire Engines Vintage Tractors Stationary engine Camping in style Specialist tools for sale

The West Dorset Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally
is held annually in June (since 1976) at the Britt Valley Camping Ground.

Balmoral Passenger Ship

The Balmoral approaches the harbour The Balmoral moored in the harbour The Balmoral moored against the Jurassic Pier Passengers board the Balmoral The Balmoral backs out of the harbour

The Balmoral departed on 1st June 2006 at 10:00am for a Jurassic Coast cruise,
the first time a passenger ship has docked at West Bay since 1937. Now an annual event.

R N L I Raft Race

Rafts assemble for heat one Heat one starts Winners of heat one Rafts assemble for heat two Winners get water bombed

The R N L I Raft Race is held annually at the end of July in the River Brit 'lake' or 'basin' at West Bay.

R N L I Fun Day

Children try out the Police Jet Ski Who can stay on the horse's back? HM Coastguard crew wearing customary sunglasses! RNLI and Coastguard in high speed action! Weymouth Lifeboat moored in West Bay Harbour

The R N L I Fun Day is held annually in August, with air / sea rescue displays by the
R N L I and HM Coastguard (weather and emergencies permitting).

Pirates Day

Josh - Steady Hand on Deck Treasure Island Treasure Stall Beach Tug of War Beach Tug of War
Tug of War Morris Men Morris Men Merriot Majorettes Winner of Best Dressed Pirate

Pirates Day is held annually on the second Sunday in August.

Melplash Show

Children watching the herding display Geese being rounded up Geese entering the arena Children running back after the display Melplash Show

The Melplash Show is held annually at West Bay, usually on the Thursday prior to August Bank Holiday.

West Bay Wallow

The dash down to the sea The initial shock of freezing cold water The cold swim out The early ones back The cold swim back

The West Bay Wallow is held annually (since 2004) at East Beach on Boxing Day at midday.

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