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.
- 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.
Mudeford Sandbanks Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Christchurch, Dorset
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 16.3℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 14.7℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (W)
Christchurch weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Mudeford Sandbanks Beach tide times.
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