Friars Cliff beach is a mixture of sand and shingle with great views across Christchurch Bay to the Isle of Wight.
Good family beach with safe swimming, backed by a promenade that has wheelchair access.
Facilities include car parks, toilets, cafe, lifeguards in the summer and beach hut hire.
Friars Cliff Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Friars Cliff beach, Dog restrictions May 1 until September 30 dogs are not allowed.
- 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.
Friars Cliff Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Christchurch, Dorset
Expect a temp in the range 13.8℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 14.3℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (N)
Christchurch weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Friars Cliff Beach tide times.
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