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Shell Bay beach is the first beach on the Studland Peninsula, Isle of Purbeck, at the mouth of Poole Harbour.
From Shell Beach you have the wide sweeping Studland Bay and the Studland National Nature Reserve. You can also take a pedestrian ferry to Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour.
There is a designated naturist area between Shell Bay and Knoll Beach.
Facilities include parking, toilets, restaurant and Cafe.
Dogs allowed but on a lead 1 May to 30 Sept
- Water Quality
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.
7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Monday, with temperatures falling to 8°C next Tuesday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy overnight.Today's Forecast
11->1429% 72% 6 mph
7:34 am 4:16 pmDangerously windy throughout the day and rain overnight.Wednesday, Nov 22nd
13->1580% 68% 29 mph
7:35 am 4:15 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the morning.Thursday, Nov 23rd
9->1494% 73% 14 mph
7:37 am 4:14 pmMostly cloudy until evening and windy starting in the afternoon.Friday, Nov 24th
7->1179% 77% 7 mph
7:38 am 4:13 pmMostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Saturday, Nov 25th
5->820% 33% 15 mph
7:40 am 4:12 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Sunday, Nov 26th
6->929% 26% 19 mph
7:41 am 4:11 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.Monday, Nov 27th
7->1076% 80% 16 mph
7:43 am 4:10 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Tuesday, Nov 28th
5->837% 37% 19 mph
7:44 am 4:09 pm