The safe sheltered bay is flanked by magnificent chalk headlands on either side. The gently sloping sands form a good 2km family beach with a promenade, providing all the facilities of a small seaside resort.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Swanage
Local authority: Poole Borough Council
OS Grid Reference: SZ031787
Tourist Information Centre
The White House
Phone 01929 422 885
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