Milford on Sea Beach

Milford on Sea Beach is a dog friendly beach worth visiting. The beach is a long shingle beach with character colourful beach huts lining the promenade and it is backed by low cliffs. The beach adjoins a nature reserve.

There is an excellent walk from this beach along Hurst Spit to the castle and you can enjoy a snack or lunch at the Needle Eye Cafe and offer the kids an ice-cream at the kiosk there. The other eatery is the art deco Blue Horizon Restaurant on the east side of the beach which has great views of the Needles from the top floor. Shops are about 500 yards away and parking is really good.

The Needles of the Isle of Wight are clearly visible from this beach on most days.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Milford on Sea Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Milford on Sea Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 16 beaches in Hampshire, or check our list of Hampshire Dog Friendly Beaches.


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Place Category: Beaches

Milford on Sea 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (SE)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 10fog
Expect a temp in the range 1.6℃ to 2.6℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 3.9℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (N)
Monday, Feb 13cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Feb 14partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SSE)

Milford on Sea weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Milford on Sea Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Milford on Sea Beach is at Hurst Point 5.00 km (3.11 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 00:00 (Height 2.59m)
   Low Tide at 05:45 (Height 0.89m)
   High Tide at 12:03 (Height 2.55m)
   Low Tide at 18:00 (Height 0.78m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 00:38 (Height 2.59m)
   Low Tide at 06:13 (Height 0.88m)
   High Tide at 12:39 (Height 2.54m)
   Low Tide at 18:28 (Height 0.78m)
Fri 10 Feb
   High Tide at 01:14 (Height 2.57m)
   Low Tide at 06:42 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 13:14 (Height 2.53m)
   Low Tide at 18:59 (Height 0.79m)
Sat 11 Feb
   High Tide at 01:51 (Height 2.55m)
   Low Tide at 07:16 (Height 0.88m)
   High Tide at 13:54 (Height 2.50m)
   Low Tide at 19:33 (Height 0.83m)
Sun 12 Feb
   High Tide at 02:33 (Height 2.52m)
   Low Tide at 07:55 (Height 0.93m)
   High Tide at 14:43 (Height 2.46m)
   Low Tide at 20:15 (Height 0.92m)
Mon 13 Feb
   High Tide at 03:25 (Height 2.46m)
   Low Tide at 08:42 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 15:46 (Height 2.39m)
   Low Tide at 21:05 (Height 1.08m)
Tue 14 Feb
   High Tide at 04:32 (Height 2.39m)
   Low Tide at 09:41 (Height 1.20m)
   High Tide at 17:06 (Height 2.31m)
   Low Tide at 22:09 (Height 1.26m)

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