Highcliffe beach, Christchurch, Dorset
  • About Us

    Highcliffe Beach Info

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

    Highcliffe beach also provides good access to the fossil hunting clay cliffs at Barton on Sea.

    The beach has a large car park and most facilities are by the car park or a short walk to Highcliffe.

    Highcliffe Beach has dog restrictions. Highcliffe beach has Dog restriction in place and vary depending between what groynes you are in.

    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

    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.
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  • Weather

    Highcliffe Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 12°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       84%  74%   4 mph
      6:01 am    6:26 pm
    Sunday, Mar 25th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
       32%  67%   9 mph
      6:59 am    7:28 pm

    Monday, Mar 26th
     Partly cloudy overnight.
       18%  1%   5 mph
      6:57 am    7:30 pm
    Tuesday, Mar 27th
     Rain and breezy in the morning.
       79%  91%   12 mph
      6:54 am    7:31 pm

    Wednesday, Mar 28th
     Light rain in the afternoon.
       39%  80%   9 mph
      6:52 am    7:33 pm
    Thursday, Mar 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       15%  57%   7 mph
      6:50 am    7:34 pm

    Friday, Mar 30th
     Light rain in the afternoon and breezy starting in the evening.
       56%  77%   18 mph
      6:48 am    7:36 pm
    Saturday, Mar 31st
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       50%  70%   16 mph
      6:45 am    7:38 pm

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