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Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre is owned and run by Bournemouth Borough Council. It is the perfect place to learn about the historic Hengistbury Head, find out more about the wildlife and discover the many events held throughout the year for people...more
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Barn Cottage Hengistbury Head | Broadway, Bournemouth BH6 4EW, England
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We took a half-day trip to Hengistbury Head with a couple of friends, the visitor center is very informative, offers a wide variety of suvenirs, and you can get all tne necessary information what to see there.
Visited on a lovely mild day with family
Parked on the road prior to the car park to avoid parking fee(my pet hate).
Visitors centre is fab. Really interesting, great for kids and adults lots of touchy, looking and listening things to inform about the...More
Came here for a cycle ride, a lovely short trip from one point Sandbanks to Hengistbury Head at the other. It is a natural navigation point from afar and well worth the ride. Beautiful nature reserve at the top that offers walking and cycle paths....More
After a yummy lunch at the visitors centre there is a choice for all the family. The walk to the top has stunning views of the area. The beach is beautiful and quiet. Interesting history display in centre.
The visitor centre has an interesting exhibition, the volunteers are happy to help and talk about the area. The only disadvantage was that we had arrived on the ferry and walked along the tarmac to the centre, it would be good to have more information...More
Hengistbury Head has something for everyone, including a nature reserve, wildlife, historical information, sand dunes, coastal walks and not forgetting the super beach.
There is a great walk up a hill to the top, which offers 360 degree views over Mudeford, Southbourne, Christchurch and the...More
There's parking and a small cafe at the beach and from here there's a great walk along the coast path climbing to Hengistbury Head before descending to Mudeford Sandbank where there's a collection of beach huts. From here it's possible to get a ferry across...More