"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 Saturday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1005
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:39 BST
(04:39 GMT)
High Tide
10:38 BST
(09:38 GMT)
Low Tide
17:58 BST
(16:58 GMT)
High Tide
22:51 BST
(21:51 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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