"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Christchurch - Mudeford Sandbank Beach

Christchurch Mudeford Sandbank is in Christchurch Bay on the Dorset coast. The bay is approximately 13 kilometres wide from Hengitsbury Head to Hurst Castle. Mudeford Sandbank is a sandbank beach resort, approximately one and a half kilometres wide, with views across the harbour.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Bournemouth

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ183910

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Christchurch - Mudeford Sandbank Beach

  • Highcliffe Castle (2m)
  • The Clay Studio (2m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (2m)
  • Christchurch Castle (3m)
  • Littledown Centre (4m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (4m)
  • Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (4m)
  • Sammy Miller Museum (Transport) (Sammy Miller Museum Trust) (5m)
  • Macpennys Woodland Gardens and Nursery (5m)
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf (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
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12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1039
Humidity 51%
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
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18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
N
Pressure 1038
Humidity 59%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1039
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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An isolated spit adjoining the ancient headland of Hengistbury Head, Mudeford Sandbank offers a sandy beach against a backdrop of picturesque beach huts and views of Christchurch Harbour and the open sea. Facilities include The Beach House Café & shop and public toilets. The harbour side of the sandbank is designated for watersports with the seaward side recommended for bathing. There is limited wheelchair access. Dogs are welcome on this beach all year round but must be kept under control at all times.

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