"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Christchurch - Steamer Point Beach

Steamer Point is a 24 acre cliff top designated local nature reserve (LNR) situated next to Friars Cliff. It is comprised of woodland and aquatic habitats and supports a wide variety of flora and fauna. There is a sandy beach located beneath the cliff top nature reserve. The beach has been designated as an area for water sports. No wheelchair access. Car parking is available at Seaway Ave. Dogs are welcome on this beach all year round but must be kept under control at all times. Highcliffe Castle & Friars Cliff beach are a short walk away.

Beach type: Sand & shingle

Nearest town: Christchurch

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ197927

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Christchurch - Steamer Point Beach

  • Highcliffe Castle (0m)
  • The Clay Studio (2m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (3m)
  • Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (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 (5m)
  • 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 Thursday 14 December

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 997
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 996
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 991
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 990
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 988
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:12 GMT
High Tide
06:49 GMT
Low Tide
13:39 GMT
High Tide
18:44 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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Steamer Point is a 24 acre cliff top designated local nature reserve (LNR) situated next to Friars Cliff. It is comprised of woodland and aquatic habitats and supports a wide variety of flora and fauna. There is a sandy beach located beneath the cliff top nature reserve. The beach has been designated as an area for water sports. No wheelchair access. Car parking is available at Seaway Ave. Dogs are welcome on this beach all year round but must be kept under control at all times. Highcliffe Castle & Friars Cliff beach are a short walk away.

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