Studland Bay Beach, Dorset

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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.

Weather


Studland Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Swanage, Dorset

Today
Expect a temp in the range 16℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Oct 19
Expect a temp in the range 16.1℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Oct 20
Expect a temp in the range 15.3℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 10.4 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 21
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Oct 22
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Oct 23
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 24
Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (SSW)


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


Tides

Studland Bay Beach tide times.

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