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Studland beach and Nature Reserve

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Ferry Road | National Trust Area, Studland, Swanage BH19 3AQ, England
+44 1929 450500
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Wonderful for walking

Gorgeous walk along the beach on a sunny day in January.. Hardly anything better than this... If... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gibbsnl
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Simply stunning

This place is beautiful. This is a great place to go on a coastal walk. Lots of nature about great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
neilhen10
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“national trust” (189 reviews)
“studland beach” (96 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (71 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ferry Road | National Trust Area, Studland, Swanage BH19 3AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous walk along the beach on a sunny day in January.. Hardly anything better than this... If only we had a dog!

Thank gibbsnl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is beautiful. This is a great place to go on a coastal walk. Lots of nature about great views. Amazing views of old harry rock. Toilets near the pub. Which is next to the car park. This place can get very muddy!

Thank neilhen10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold, blustery day following Storm Elena, Harry Rocks didn’t disappoint. The winter sun was bright and clear and the views across Studland Bay to Bournemouth and beyond were stunning. Birds and animals everywhere, wonderful !

Thank roger c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a great stretch of beach. Out of season it is pretty much empty most of the time. High season it can get a tad crowded. I ran my little legs off, chasing after Phoebe my Spaniel cousin who lives near here. I didn’t...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Miles of golden sand, so clean, perfect to take dogs to in winter months. Lovely cafe and good parking facilities.

Thank DollyPop9
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Had a hearty breakfast at the "Pig on the Beach" hotel and then walked across the cliffs overlooking Studland beach to the "Old Harry Rocks" which is pictured above. A very windy but enjoyable 4 mile round trip walk.

Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed December 15, 2017

A good beach is hard to find in the UK... which is why Studland beach is such a wonderful gem. Even getting to the beach is quite magical as you have to cross with with an old chain ferry. Making your approach to the golden...More

Thank Frank_Says1
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

A nice beach, with flat sand and quite a few toilets, and a National Trust cafe. We saw grebes, sanderling, Brent geese and red-necked merganser, on a day when the sea was calm and glassy.

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Not that I care a jot about the opinions of the Royal's but Di was (mercifully) a bit different, and lets face it she got about a bit. Ergo, if this was her favourite beach, I'm inclined to believe my own sentiments for once; this...More

Thank Japes75
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Great opportunity to see some of the iconic features of the Jurassic coast. Easy walking and great views. Not to be missed if in the area

Thank Jim H
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sandybottom65
August 30, 2017|
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Response from JaynieK | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea as I was visiting briefly for the day for the first time to the area, as part of a coastal walk. Didn't know Bournemouth had an air show! Sorry I cannot help any further, but have read a few replies... More
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Peterjohn242
March 31, 2017|
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dawndave278
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Roxanne C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. From May to September dogs should be on leads on beach but can be off lead in the water. From October to April there are no restrictions. Dog bins and water bowls available at car parks.
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