Avon Beach (Dorset)

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 no beaches around Christchurch, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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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