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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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Beautiful Part of the World

Great day out bacon sandwiches to start and a long walk down the beach with the puppy. Great shower and board hire facilities. Free parking for NT members. Bankes Arms in village... read more

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Poole, United Kingdom
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I keep thinking its a disaster waiting to happen. On Sunday's mostly, it seems fine for jet skiers to come up on shore going past people's heads whilst swimming. So many boats with their motors, it is worrying. Dogs not always on leads, so they poo and the owner is unaware. We adore this beach, it's so beautiful, it's humans... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great day out bacon sandwiches to start and a long walk down the beach with the puppy. Great shower and board hire facilities. Free parking for NT members. Bankes Arms in village for a drink later on in the sunshine. Beautiful part of the world.

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Strasbourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Long sandy beach with dunes and nature reserve behind. Slow shelving beach so very safe for children. Bit much seaweed but there are parts where there's none. So do walk along beach ( immediately around car park can be busy). National Trust owned so parking free to members. I would recommend costing out a membership for one as it's £9... More 

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Thank Nicholas B
Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean expanse of sand with various private dunes behind. Beach side by the water towards the cove end is fabulous for families. The Naturist area and Dunes are more adult orientated and 'interesting'. Easy access by Ferry as car or foot passenger, good bus routes. can be accessed by Studland village from the Purbecks. Good car parks. Clean safe water.... More 

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Thank richardhutley
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been visiting studland ( middle beach ) for years now, as NT members it's always been our go to beach. This year the seaweed is the worst it's ever been, I appreciate it's a natural issue but it makes the beach look unloved. That's the biggest problem with middle beach it just looks unloved nowadays. Cafe and ice cream stall... More 

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Thank Pete E
Bere Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live down this neck of the woods now, so I'll try not to be biased. Friends visited me over the last few weekends, and I took them to the Studland area. They were all impressed, parking is free on the road, reasonable rates in the official car parks. excellent beach, great for toddlers and adults alike, sea shallow for... More 

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Thank DenvilleTaylor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for a day at the beach at Studland, used the National Trust car park which was free as we went with a NT member. Beach was nice and clean but busy, having said that we got a nice spot and people were all friendly. Toilets were a bit grubby by the end of the day but there was a... More 

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dorset
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Impromptu visit to the beach to take advantage of the good weather. We park at the national trust car park and spent a few hours enjoying the location. Great views of old Harry rocks and a great sheltered cove to use kayaks.

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Thank barbsjk
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Knoll / middle beaches are a perfect beach trip, especially if you national trust members. Members get free entry and free parking right by the beach, with toilets, cafe and water sport activities in short distance as well as great sand for building sand castle there is plenty to keep the whole family busy for several hours.

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Thank Kim M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Studland never fails to please me I come several times every year and bring lots of my family here it is lovely

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