"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Christchurch - Avon Beach

Christchurch Avon Beach is in Christchurch Bay on the Dorset coast. The bay is approximately 13 kilometres wide from Hengitsbury Head to Hurst Castle. Christchurch Avon is a sandy beach resort, approximately 700 metres wide, close to Christchurch town.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Christchurch

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ189922

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Christchurch - Avon Beach

  • Highcliffe Castle (1m)
  • The Clay Studio (2m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (2m)
  • Christchurch Castle (3m)
  • Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (4m)
  • Sammy Miller Museum (Transport) (Sammy Miller Museum Trust) (4m)
  • Macpennys Woodland Gardens and Nursery (4m)
  • Littledown Centre (4m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (4m)
  • Burley Villa Riding School (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

Forecast for Monday 24 September

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1037
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1039
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1039
Humidity 50%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 1038
Humidity 47%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
N
Pressure 1038
Humidity 61%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1039
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Christchurch - Avon Beach

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This sandy beach is an ideal spot for a family trip to the seaside, offering a safe gentle slope into the sea. Sand bars often appear depending on the tide movements. Beach huts line the promenade and are available for hire along with deck chairs, sun loungers, canoes and wind breaks. The café is open all year round and popular with locals and tourists alike. During July and August a first aid post can be found at the Beach Office, where there is always someone on call for any local information that you may need.

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