"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bournemouth - Hengistbury Head Beach

An undeveloped south facing pebble beach set below imposing sandstone cliffs. Becomes less developed approaching Hengistbury head.

Beach type: Pebble/sand

Nearest town: Bournemouth

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ170905

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bournemouth - Hengistbury Head Beach

  • The Clay Studio (2m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (2m)
  • Highcliffe Castle (3m)
  • Christchurch Castle (3m)
  • Littledown Centre (4m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (4m)
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf (4m)
  • Laser Quest Bournemouth (5m)

Tourist Information

Christchurch
Tourist Information Centre
49 High Street
Dorset
England
BH23 1AS

Phone 01202 471 780
Email enquiries@christchurchtourism.info

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 28 June

06:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 998
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 997
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NW
Pressure 997
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 996
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 996
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 996
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:46 BST
(06:46 GMT)
High Tide
12:55 BST
(11:55 GMT)
Low Tide
20:06 BST
(19:06 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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An undeveloped south facing pebble beach set below imposing sandstone cliffs. Becomes less developed approaching Hengistbury head.

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