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Hengistbury Head Beach (Bournemouth)

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Hengistbury Head Beach (Bournemouth) - Dorset

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Hengistbury Head is a relatively unspoilt and south-facing pebble beach, with imposing clay and ironstone cliffs. At the less developed end is Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve, which separates Poole Bay and Christchurch Bay.

Plenty of parking as well as toilets and a cafe.

Type of beach

Sand & pebble

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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Activities

  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Toilets

Nearest town

Bournemouth

Postcode

BH6 4EN

OS grid ref.

SZ 1749 9046

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