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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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One of the best beaches in the UK

Catering for all tastes from families, friends, nudists and the LBGT+ community, this is wonderfully long beach for all to use without overcrowding each other. The further you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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London

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London
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Catering for all tastes from families, friends, nudists and the LBGT+ community, this is wonderfully long beach for all to use without overcrowding each other. The further you walk along its length the less crowded it gets!

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was most fortunate to visit the Studland Bay beaches on a beautifully sunny afternoon when the weather was just perfect. The Beaches were being used but not by an excessive number of people. I wasn't aware of the nudist beach so I missed this. Perhaps they saw me coming and put their clothes on! What I experienced has lingered... More 

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Thank Rechinout
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fantastic location, superb sandy beach. Immaculately clean. A great place for families, with spotless toilets, a cafe, National Trust shop, and a great water sports hire. Free parking for National Trust members. You will need to get there early in peak season as the car park, although very big, gets full.

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Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here in July on a really hot day and it was gorgeous! Soft sand, clean water - cold but you get use to it. Any beach is great for kids to explore and this one is a must for anyone visiting the area with family.

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Windsor
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just superb for families with amenities nearby. The parking is reasonable . The NT cafe and shop is just great. The beach is as expected with fine soft sand.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on the hottest day of the year (so far!) Beach was clean but sea was not good. Entered the sea by the footpath running along side beach hut 222! Lots of seaweed ( there would be as it a sea) but there appeared so be masses of toilet paper, some soiled mixed in with the sea weed. I guess... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walk walk walk and feet in sea. Strip off naked in parts, chill relax oh so lovely in good or bad weather. It's a feel good walk

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Such a shame, this is a beautiful beach. One of the best in the area by far with a groin out to sea which keeps the waters calm. Unfortunately it's spoilt by a large portion of it being a dedicated nudist beach and the nudist don't tend to stick to their area. Not something you want to see when you're... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Studland bay beach is one of the great sandy beaches of the UK. Well looked after by the National Trust with easy free parking for NT members. Great views of Old Harry, passing yachts and a great place to walk. Also toilets and snacks easily available.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to time part of your visit for when it is low tide - the beach can be huge then. Lovely pale soft sand.

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