Christchurch Bay is a resort beach at Barton on Sea on the south-west coast of Hampshire. It looks out across Christchurch Bay with views of the Isle of Wight to the east. The shingle beach has rock groynes and a steep slope, flattening to shallow sandy flats that are exposed when the tide retreats. There are relatively stable paths along the beach which is backed by 30 metre high clay cliffs.
Beach type: Shingle
Nearest town: Bournemouth
Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council
OS Grid Reference: SZ239927
Tourist Information Centre
49 High Street
Phone 01202 471 780
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