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Studland beach and Nature Reserve

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Address: Ferry Road, Studland, Poole 195:SZ035835, England
Phone Number: 01929 450500
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Great beach , very child friendly.

Great beach, very child friendly . Dedicated swimming areas away from boats . three different National trust carparks,charges apply unless members of the trust . Knoll beach has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great beach, very child friendly . Dedicated swimming areas away from boats . three different National trust carparks,charges apply unless members of the trust . Knoll beach has good water sport facilities . All beaches have cafes with good variety of food, . Knoll beach is a National trust cafe and there is a national trust shop. All 3beaches have... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is just a lovely stretch of coastline and there is so much to see. The beaches and area around cafes and pubs can get very crowded but, as is always the case, just walk slightly away from car parks and such places and you can enjoy, if not solitude, then certainly nature fairly 'unchoked ' with people. The trip... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very impressed! After sighting sand lizards and adders this just made my day! The beach is very clean and great for families and a hotspot for rare nature. Highly recommended for walkers and neater lovers like me! The national trust do a great job keep it pushing!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Superb beaches! I've visited several times, alone and with family. The walk along from Shell beach is great, and there are regular places to stop for a bite to eat, or to use the facilities. The views are great, especially as you get towards Old Harry's Rocks, so take your camera with you! It's much quieter than Sandbanks - perhaps... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Visited a few times in August: Tips - arrive early, mid morning to lunch even in August is pretty uncrowded and just lovely. We hired a kayak, had a paddle around and enjoyed the morning calm. After lunch the hordes rolled in. Nice cafe, watersports facilities, beach huts for hire etc. Only downside was repeated (different days, people) bad service... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Love Studland beach and a joy to walk from one end to the other. Lots to see going on in the bay including all huge jellyfish washed up on the shore. The National Trust have a shop and cafe at Knoll Beach which was very nice. Parking can be expensive if your not a NT member. Full of families but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This was the sixth visit to the national trust beach at studland and I must say it still has to be one of our favourites, the beach is clean the water clear and the facilities great. A clean toilet block showers to remove the sand and national trust cafe. The car park is free for members otherwise there is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Gorgeous beach, great café & toilets, easy parking......can be a bit busy but its what you would expect in August & the car parks are run by National Trust and worth getting a membership for free parking

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A proper old fashioned beach day was enjoyed by all my family and as it was my birthday it was my choice-and what a success it turned out to be!The Grandchildren didnt even ask for their ipads which in itself is a winner,They got full of sand and mucky as did we all and it was great!We collected shells and... More 

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Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nice place but can get quite expensive for a day out. Beach is ok. To be honest I would rather stay on the main Bournemouth beach as getting over to studland in peak summer can be quite stressful with all the extra holiday traffic etc.

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