"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 and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 27 May

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:30 BST
(04:30 GMT)
High Tide
11:00 BST
(10:00 GMT)
Low Tide
17:50 BST
(16:50 GMT)
High Tide
23:13 BST
(22:13 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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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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