Studland Bay Beach

  • image-1419
  • Information

    Studland Beach & Nature Reserve has three miles of beaches (Shell Bay, Knoll Beach, Middle Beach and South Beach) are owned by the National Trust.  Wide sandy beaches great for swimming, watersports and diving. Water quality is good.

    The beauty of Studland is its vast shoreline and varied landscape. The most popular stretch is that near to Knoll Beach Cafe, but if you take a little effort and move away from this piece you get more space and better scenery.

    The heathland behind the beach is a haven for many wild flowers and rare birds and native wildlife and is a designated National Nature Reserve. Sand dunes and woodlands can be explored via a signposted National Trust trail and there is a woodland nature trail. Studland Study Centre at Knoll car park is open for pre-bookable events and visits all year round.

    Click here for more details on the National Trust website

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Studland Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Swanage, 56 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.
  • Tides
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Swanage in Dorset is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



  • You may also like ...

    In this 'you may also like' section we list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

      • image-1419

      Studland Bay Beach

      • image-1563

      Shell Bay Beach

      • image-1562

      Swanage North Beach

      • image-0

      Bull and Boat Beach Bar and Bistro

      • image-1558

      Swanage Bay Beach

      • image-1561

      Swanage Central Beach

      • image-2128

      Swanage pier

      • image-2129

      Swanage lifeboat station

      • image-2103

      Durlstone Head Globe

      • image-1497

      Anvil Point Lighthouse

      • image-2104

      Corfe Castle

      • image-1559

      Dancing Ledge Beach

  • Stay At …

    Booking.com interactive map

    Booking.com
  • Reviews

    Leave a Review

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Select a rating