"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle Beach

Christchurch Highcliffe Castle is in Christchurch Bay on the Dorset coast. The bay is approximately 13 kilometres wide from Hengistbury Head to Hurst Castle. Highcliffe Castle is a sand and shingle beach resort, approximately one kilometre wide, backed by woodland covered cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Christchurch

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ200928

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle Beach

  • Highcliffe Castle (0m)
  • The Clay Studio (3m)
  • Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (3m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (3m)
  • Sammy Miller Museum (Transport) (Sammy Miller Museum Trust) (3m)
  • Christchurch Castle (3m)
  • Macpennys Woodland Gardens and Nursery (4m)
  • Burley Villa Riding School (4m)
  • Apple Court (4m)
  • Littledown Centre (5m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (5m)

Tourist Information

Christchurch
Tourist Information Centre
49 High Street
Dorset
England
BH23 1AS

Phone 01202 471 780
Email enquiries@christchurchtourism.info

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 28 July

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
08:05 BST
(07:05 GMT)
High Tide
13:29 BST
(12:29 GMT)
Low Tide
20:25 BST
(19:25 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A wide sand & shingle beach beneath cliff top woodlands and the Grade 1 listed Highcliffe Castle. Parking, toilets and a café are situated on the cliff top at the Castle. The beach is accessed through the Castle grounds

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