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, No dogs between May 1st-September 30th.
No water quality measurement available for Avon Beach.
Our weather forecast for Christchurch in Dorset
Today (Thursday, Jan 21)
Expect a temperature in the range 7.1℃ to 8.2℃ with a wind speed 12 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 3.8℃ to 4.5℃ with a wind speed 5.5 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 2.1℃ to 3.8℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range 2.1℃ to 6.4℃ with a wind speed 4.3 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 25
Expect a temperature in the range 2.2℃ to 2.6℃ with a wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range 2.5℃ to 3℃ with a wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 7.8℃ to 8.9℃ with a wind speed 9.2 m/sec (SSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Avon Beach in Dorset.
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