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Studland beach and Nature Reserve

Address: Ferry Road, Studland, Poole 195:SZ035835, England
Phone Number: 01929 450500
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in Poole
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors

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Poole, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Being local, it is probably the best beach around, that is predominantly free from crowds. I enjoy the beach in summer, and a hot 1 we had this year, but hate the crowds, getting there is a breeze just dont take your car if you can help it, the area has not naturally got spaces for a the tourist cars,... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A lovely beach to walk along. You can get to Old Harry Rocks and the Jurassic Coast from here. The beach is one of the places where the D Day landings were rehearsed and you can go to Fort Henry to see where Churchill watched the practice. You can also ride along the beach with Studland Riding Stables or walk... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I can recommend the walk along the coast from Studland to Swanage. Catch the bus at the ferry point at Sandbanks and get off at Studland Village. Walk to the coastal path (well signposted) and walk along the coast, the views are wonderful. We have picked blackberries and sloe's (made some sloe gin and vodka). Also there are so many... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

You can park in any of the National Trust Car Parks ..free to members! Walks on every direction, less crowded on the harbour side between Shell Bay and Studland Village. Plenty of wildlife to see, and hides dotted around. Coffee and pasty at the Cafe makes it a perfect winter Sunday destination.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Had picnic lunch not a sole on the beach . Sunny day and warm for November 14 deg. Must watch out for resend rocks

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We drove round and left the car in the National trust car park. Ou r walk started from there onto the beach turn left the sea to our right the weather was really nice and as we reach the Naturist section a few were on view but that's their chioce and space. We walked along to the ferry crossed to... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Views , great walks and unspoilt landscape . Very busy in summer , prefer it in winter without the crowds

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A lovely beach to go walking or just to sit and enjoy the view at any time of the year. Good car parking, toilets and a nice cafe; even in summertime it doesn't get too crowded or noisy.

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This has to be one of my favourite places. Beautiful scenery, safe sandy beaches with good local facilities provided by the National Trust. Parking is free if you are a member. Toilets are clean, although being on the beach, are often sandy.The National Trust also provide a shop with souvenirs and good basic food. If you are interested in the... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Studland beach is a good clean beach. yes you have got the nudist part of the beach. But there is enough room for everyone.

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