"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Studland - Shell Bay Beach

Shell Bay North is at the mouth of Poole Harbour on the Dorset coast, and is part of the Purbeck Heritage Coast. It is a quiet sandy beach, approximately 660 metres wide, backed by sand dunes. A stream flows across the northern end of the beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Poole

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ037865

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Studland - Shell Bay Beach

  • The Big Canoe (1m)
  • Sandbanks Crazy Golf (1m)
  • Brownsea Island (1m)
  • Whitecliff Play Area (3m)
  • Poole Pottery and Factory Outlet (3m)
  • Waterfront Museum (3m)
  • Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum (3m)
  • The Dolphin Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Scaplen's Court Museum (3m)
  • The Ark (3m)
  • Gus Gorillas Jungle Playground (3m)
  • Bowlplex Branksome (4m)
  • Curious About Bournemouth (4m)
  • Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth (4m)
  • Prevail Skatehouse (4m)
  • RockReef (4m)
  • Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium (4m)
  • Oceanarium (4m)
  • The Bournemouth Eye (4m)
  • Bournemouth Eye (4m)
  • Purbeck Toy and Musical Boxes and Vintage End of Pier Museum (4m)
  • Laser Quest Bournemouth (4m)
  • Splashdown (5m)
  • Bowlplex Tower Park (5m)
  • Lemur Landings (5m)
  • Swanage Railway (5m)
  • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre (5m)
  • Upton Country Park (5m)
  • Leslie Gibbons A.T.D The Owl Pottery (5m)

Tourist Information

Poole
Welcome Centre
Enefco House
Dorset
England
BH15 1HJ

Phone 0845 234 5560
Email info@pooletourism.com
http://www.pooletourism.com/

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Weather

Forecast for Monday 22 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNE
Pressure 1036
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNE
Pressure 1039
Humidity 70%
UV Index
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12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNE
Pressure 1039
Humidity 52%
UV Index
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15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNE
Pressure 1038
Humidity 50%
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18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 1039
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1039
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
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Located at the very tip of the Studland Peninsula at the mouth of Poole Harbour. Shell Bay is a beautiful beach easily accessed by road, or, for those who enjoy boat trips, by ferry from Sandbanks spit. The bay forms part of the Purbeck Heritage Coast.

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