"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle Beach

Christchurch Highcliffe Castle is in Christchurch Bay on the Dorset coast. The bay is approximately 13 kilometres wide from Hengistbury Head to Hurst Castle. Highcliffe Castle is a sand and shingle beach resort, approximately one kilometre wide, backed by woodland covered cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Christchurch

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ200928

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle Beach

  • Highcliffe Castle (0m)
  • The Clay Studio (3m)
  • Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (3m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (3m)
  • Sammy Miller Museum (Transport) (Sammy Miller Museum Trust) (3m)
  • Christchurch Castle (3m)
  • Macpennys Woodland Gardens and Nursery (4m)
  • Burley Villa Riding School (4m)
  • Apple Court (4m)
  • Littledown Centre (5m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (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 3°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1037
Humidity 92%
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 72%
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.
NNW
Pressure 1038
Humidity 45%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
N
Pressure 1038
Humidity 66%
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
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A wide sand & shingle beach beneath cliff top woodlands and the Grade 1 listed Highcliffe Castle. Parking, toilets and a café are situated on the cliff top at the Castle. The beach is accessed through the Castle grounds

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