Avon Beach

Avon Beach is situated at Mudeford to the east side of the Christchurch Harbour entrance, near Bournemouth and is a 1/4 mile of sandy beach with views of the Isle of Wight and the Needles Lighthouse.

Avon beach is a great family beach providing a great place for beach games, a safe gentle slope into the sea and sand bars to play on.

Watersports has its own designated area in front of the car park and is great location for surfing, SUP, canoeing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Due to the sand banks the beach provides a good place for kitesurfing and windsurfing beginners.

Facilities include car park, toilets, shop, cafe/restaurant and hire of beach huts, deck chairs, sun loungers, wind breaks and canoes.

Lifeguards in the summer and free identity wristbands to parents with children to enhance child safety on our beach.

Avon Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Avon Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Avon Beach has dog restrictions.
Avon beach, No dogs between May 1st-September 30th.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 57 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 10.9 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Feb 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.5℃ to 2.8℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NE)
Tuesday, Feb 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.8℃ to 2.8℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NNW)

Christchurch weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Avon Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Avon Beach is at Christchurch (Entrance) 1.66 km (1.03 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:09 (Height 0.82m)
   High Tide at 06:40 (Height 1.47m)
   Low Tide at 13:39 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 18:51 (Height 1.32m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:59 (Height 0.79m)
   High Tide at 07:05 (Height 1.51m)
   Low Tide at 14:26 (Height 0.52m)
   High Tide at 19:30 (Height 1.35m)
Fri 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:43 (Height 0.76m)
   High Tide at 07:39 (Height 1.57m)
   Low Tide at 15:08 (Height 0.45m)
   High Tide at 20:09 (Height 1.40m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:23 (Height 0.73m)
   High Tide at 08:14 (Height 1.65m)
   Low Tide at 15:45 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 20:47 (Height 1.47m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:59 (Height 0.70m)
   High Tide at 08:50 (Height 1.73m)
   Low Tide at 16:16 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 21:23 (Height 1.55m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:32 (Height 0.67m)
   High Tide at 09:26 (Height 1.79m)
   Low Tide at 16:43 (Height 0.44m)
   High Tide at 21:58 (Height 1.62m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:04 (Height 0.64m)
   High Tide at 10:04 (Height 1.81m)
   Low Tide at 17:10 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 22:34 (Height 1.67m)

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