Mudeford Sandbanks beach, Christchurch, Dorset
  • About Us

    Mudeford Sandbanks Beach Info

    A sandy beach at the tip of Hengistbury Head. Swimmers, paddlers and watersports are segregated on designated areas between numbered groynes.

    The collection of 300 plus wooden beach chalets may look rough but the huts are in great demand due the excellent location.

    Facilities include toilets, cafe, bistro and shop on the sandbank; Mudeford Quay facilities including pub, cafe, shop are just a short ferry ride away.

    No vehicle access to the sandbank. Nearest car parks are at Mudeford Quay and Hengistbury Head. Access is either by land train from the Hengistbury Head car park or ferries from Mudeford or Christchurch Quays.

    Mudeford Sandbanks Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Mudeford Sandbanks Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

    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


    Mudeford Sandbanks 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    Mudeford Sandbanks Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to -1°C on Thursday.

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    Saturday, Feb 24th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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      7:02 am    5:40 pm

    Sunday, Feb 25th
     Breezy in the morning.
     
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      7:00 am    5:42 pm
    Monday, Feb 26th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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      6:58 am    5:43 pm

    Tuesday, Feb 27th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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    Wednesday, Feb 28th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening, and breezy starting in the evening.
     
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      6:54 am    5:47 pm

    Thursday, Mar 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until evening.
     
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      6:52 am    5:49 pm
    Friday, Mar 2nd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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