Avon beach, Christchurch, Dorset
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    Avon Beach Information

    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 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 around Christchurch, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Avon Beach.

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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain on Saturday and next Tuesday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 6°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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       10%  51%   8 mph
      8:00 am    4:03 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 12th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       25%  68%   17 mph
      8:01 am    4:02 pm

    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       0%  96%   20 mph
      8:02 am    4:02 pm
    Friday, Dec 14th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       9%  71%   11 mph
      8:02 am    4:03 pm

    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Rain and windy until evening.
     
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       95%  99%   21 mph
      8:03 am    4:03 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy in the evening.
     
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       63%  64%   16 mph
      8:04 am    4:03 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Rain and windy overnight.
     
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       58%  64%   15 mph
      8:05 am    4:03 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Rain in the morning and windy until afternoon.
     
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       99%  90%   13 mph
      8:05 am    4:03 pm

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