Highcliffe beach, Christchurch, Dorset
  • About Us

    Highcliffe beach is sand and shingle beach with groynes below grassy cliffs. Areas are marked for swimmers and watersports, providing safe conditions.

    Large car park and most facilities by the car park or a short walk to Highcliffe.

    Dog restrictions: Dog restrictions are in place and vary depending between what groynes you are in.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Highcliffe Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Christchurch, 55 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Highcliffe Beach Bathing Water Quality

    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Weather

    Highcliffe Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 12°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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    Saturday, Dec 16th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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    Sunday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Monday, Dec 18th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
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    Tuesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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    Wednesday, Dec 20th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Thursday, Dec 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Friday, Dec 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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