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Studland - Knoll Beach

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Studland - Knoll Beach - Dorset

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Knoll beach forms the southern end of Studland Bay's has four mile stretch of white sand. Backed by sand dunes the beach forms part of the Studland National Nature Reserve.

At the northern end, Towards Shelly beach,y is a naturist beach.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs are welcome all year; 1 October - 30 April there are no restrictions. 1 April - 30 September dogs on a short lead (max 2m).

Dorset dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • Shop
  • Slipway

Nudist/naturist beach

Yes

Nearest town

Swanage

Postcode

BH19 3AH

OS grid ref.

SZ 0344 8349

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended