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Hengistbury Head Beach

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All reviews land train isle of wight christchurch harbour car park nature reserve hiker cafe mudeford spit kite flying great place for a walk dog walkers natural beauty beautiful walk beautiful scenery nice cafe the cliff sunny day ice cream
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Add this to your list of places to see in this part of Dorset, whether you are visiting the area or local. Stunning stretch of coastline - the short walk to the summit rewards you with magnificent 360° views along coast and inland. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phil S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a walk and let the sea take away all your worries. Make sure you walk all the way round and not just the beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank saeedrashid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hengistbury Head is one of my favourite places in the whole world. Beautiful, natural landscape, with some great walks, cute cafes and exceptional beach huts. Parking is very reasonable. A great place to blow the cobwebs away at any time of year.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jalapenojo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place to either sit on a bench and look at the scenery or to go for a walk we love going here

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 8louisec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice area to walk if a little exposed and blustery. Hikers cafe is pleasant. Pebble beach so no sand castles!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ChristineB796
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a number of times and it is a beautiful day out. You park at the car park it’s £6 for 6 hours or £12 for the day. We walk ali g the beach and there is some wonderful scenery. The walk...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 823JamesA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful beach views great walks lovely very clean beach. short stroll from car park. Where there is a cafe for refreshments. Nice place to visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wickenfeni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little bit of a hill however, the paths are paved which makes it widely accessible to most people. If you're feeling adventurous, there are many grass and off-road paths that lead to the beach. The cliff edge is a little dangerous but the view...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank robertwQ1259FQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last weekend with family to walk on the beaches . Shame that the train wasn’t working as that is always fun and makes things easier ! Beautiful beach in the warm March sunshine

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank coughandcath
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met friends and along with children and dogs made our way along the path to the beach. Visitors Centre very good with lots of information about the history of Hengistbury Head. Land train a nice way to return back to car park!

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 22, 2018|
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Response from afcb-rossco | Reviewed this property |
You are not a million miles away from a Travelodge in Christchurch or PremierInn in Somerford if you have transport or fancy catching a bus.
Susan C
August 1, 2018|
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Response from monicajeffress | Reviewed this property |
you will see some planes but you wouldnt get the full feel of the airshow, yes there is parking at HH there is also so much more than the airshow
Nes S
July 26, 2018|
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Response from jwgarry | Reviewed this property |
From Christchurch about 2 miles, Bournemouth about 4-5 miles