Highcliffe Castle Beach

Itinerary
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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 has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Highcliffe Castle Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Highcliffe Castle Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Christchurch, 57 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach 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 Castle Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Christchurch, Dorset

Today
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Jan 26
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Jan 27
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.4℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (WNW)


Christchurch weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Highcliffe Castle Beach tide times.

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