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Highcliffe Castle Beach (Christchurch)

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Highcliffe Castle Beach (Christchurch) - Dorset

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A lovely sand and shingle beach, excellent for swimming, with safe, clean water and views across to the Isle of Wight. Access from the grounds of Highcliffe Castle. Steamer Point Nature Reserve is adjacent to the beach. Parking and other facilities at the Castle.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

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

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Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • Shop

Nearest town

Christchurch

Postcode

BH23 4AU

OS grid ref.

SZ 2010 9295

Water quality

Water quality star rating

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