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Place Category: Beaches
Highcliffe Castle beach is a sand and shingle beach backed by woods and Highcliffe Castle.
Limited facilities: parking, toilets and cafe in the grounds of Highcliffe Castle. Note that the parking in the woods at Highcliffe Castle can fill up early in good weather. You can park on Highcliffe cliff-top and follow the Coastal Path to the Castle and then onto the beach.
Highcliffe Castle Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Highcliffe Castle Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 15°C next Monday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
10->1661% 68% 5 mph
7:44 am 6:00 pmBreezy and overcast throughout the day.Tuesday, Oct 24th
15->1847% 100% 19 mph
7:45 am 5:58 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Oct 25th
14->1734% 94% 13 mph
7:47 am 5:56 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Oct 26th
13->1816% 79% 7 mph
7:49 am 5:54 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Oct 27th
9->168% 64% 7 mph
7:51 am 5:52 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Saturday, Oct 28th
7->174% 48% 11 mph
7:52 am 5:50 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Sunday, Oct 29th
9->164% 25% 13 mph
6:54 am 4:49 pmPartly cloudy overnight.Monday, Oct 30th
8->150% 8% 8 mph
6:56 am 4:47 pm
Highcliffe Castle Beach Tide Times
Highcliffe Castle Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area