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Studland beach and Nature Reserve

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Ferry Road | National Trust Area, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AQ, England
+44 1929 450500
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A natural beach

The beach is normally a lovely place to visit at any time of the year,but yesterday it was a no go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ebrench2016
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Swanage, United Kingdom
Fishing

Tried fishing off the beach down by the Chain Ferry. Not easy due to so much weed. Two more... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John S
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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“national trust” (165 reviews)
“great beach” (60 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ferry Road | National Trust Area, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AQ, England
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+44 1929 450500

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach is normally a lovely place to visit at any time of the year,but yesterday it was a no go area,the smell from masses of rotting seaweed was unbearable.We were told it wasn't going to be cleared and it's half term holidays next week...More

2  Thank ebrench2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tried fishing off the beach down by the Chain Ferry. Not easy due to so much weed. Two more fisherman had no more luck than me!

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is parking and easy access to the beach and the surrounding nature reserve. A super and safe beach for children to enjoy. There are cafes or you can picnic.

Thank jennywinter23
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Come here and enjoy the beauty of nature.. it takes a while to arrive, but its worth it.. i suggest to wear walking shoes raincoat in case rain.. and just relax..

Thank mariapiadellicarri
Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely bay, quite a lot of seaweed at one end but a great place for a long walk, especially on a sunny day.......and they serve really good ice cream in the Middle Beach Cafe!

Thank andyjansy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. One of the best places to visit in the world! Great beaches, sand dunes, cycling, cafes and facilities (National Trust) A must visit in Dorset We go as often as we can and we live almost three hours away!

Thank Nicky G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never heard of studland beach but wow what a find. we ride our bikes up to the beach, they was blue water, sandy beaches, the sun was shiny. spend a few hours just watching the world go by.

Thank samandpaul2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having stayed locally in corfe castle we decided to take a wander along the beach early one Saturday morning. It was well worth the effort, parking was easy and the beach itself is beautifully maintained. The cafe is also reasonably priced.

Thank jojowilbers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely walk with the dog (on lead) down the beach. Felt like we were on a desert island from the colour of the sand and sea! Made me wonder why we pay to go abroad when we have beaches like this in the...More

Thank Tracey75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited late afternoon and opted to visit Knoll as it provided flat access to the beach from the car park, much easier with young kids. They have a shop, cafe and toilets. The beach was very clean. Large car park, fixed fee of £4.

1  Thank NichaUk
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Peterjohn242
are dogs permitted on beach all year round
31 March 2017|
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Response from mb582014 | Reviewed this property |
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dawndave278
Is the beach dog friendly during October?
15 October 2016|
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Response from Roxanne C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. From May to September dogs should be on leads on beach but can be off lead in the water. From October to April there are no restrictions. Dog bins and water bowls available at car parks.
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Falih
Hi any jelly fish on the beach this year? Thanks.
20 August 2016|
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Response from W730WArichard | Reviewed this property |
None over the last month
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