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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches at Christchurch, 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 6℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Dec 03partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (NE)
Sunday, Dec 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, Dec 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (NE)
Tuesday, Dec 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Dec 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.5℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Dec 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.7℃ to 2.3℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (NE)

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.

Fri 02 Dec
   High Tide at 06:25 (Height 1.67m)
   Low Tide at 11:17 (Height 0.86m)
   High Tide at 17:46 (Height 1.42m)
   Low Tide at 23:56 (Height 0.55m)
Sat 03 Dec
   High Tide at 07:29 (Height 1.66m)
   Low Tide at 12:30 (Height 0.77m)
   High Tide at 17:57 (Height 1.42m)
Sun 04 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:59 (Height 0.50m)
   High Tide at 08:39 (Height 1.64m)
   Low Tide at 13:25 (Height 0.66m)
   High Tide at 18:31 (Height 1.44m)
Mon 05 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:50 (Height 0.48m)
   High Tide at 07:20 (Height 1.55m)
   Low Tide at 14:14 (Height 0.56m)
   High Tide at 19:09 (Height 1.47m)
Tue 06 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:35 (Height 0.50m)
   High Tide at 07:45 (Height 1.59m)
   Low Tide at 14:59 (Height 0.49m)
   High Tide at 19:49 (Height 1.50m)
Wed 07 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:17 (Height 0.56m)
   High Tide at 08:17 (Height 1.65m)
   Low Tide at 15:41 (Height 0.44m)
   High Tide at 20:29 (Height 1.53m)
Thu 08 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:54 (Height 0.64m)
   High Tide at 08:49 (Height 1.71m)
   Low Tide at 16:19 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 21:10 (Height 1.55m)

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