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Studland beach and Nature Reserve

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Address: Ferry Road | National Trust Area, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AQ, England
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+44 1929 450500
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Wonderful Coastal Area - Great Place for a Family Day Out!

Studland has it all - peaceful walks around the shores of the delightful Poole Harbour and a beautiful, sandy bay where children can safely play. A super place for a sunny family... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Maldon, United Kingdom

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Studland has it all - peaceful walks around the shores of the delightful Poole Harbour and a beautiful, sandy bay where children can safely play. A super place for a sunny family day out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walk the clifftop to Old Harry Rocks either pre or post lunch/dinner, to work up an appetite or walk off a meal, wonderful.

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Tonbridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great walk from Swanage or Studland Bay NT car parks. Good beaches and you can see some excellant wildlife.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely views - Harry rocks are worth the trip on their own given a nice day and there are plenty of those ! Very rustic Unspoilt - still much as I remember the area from holidays in the 60's !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful, long and spotless beach that stretches all the way to Shell Bay. Pleasantly surprised to find cafes and facilities open on a January weekend! Well worth a visit. Bring your walking shoes, you are missing out if you don't!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We haven't been to Studland beach for years but really enjoyed it and the dog simply loves it. I was a little surprised as where we played as kids is more or less gone (erosion I guess ) but definitely worth a visit and good for the soul.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

such a beautiful area for walking, we visited in freezing cold January and would love to return in the summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky, it was a glorious cold clear January day. We walked all along the coast and then back along the dune paths. Saw Dartford Warblers

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are plenty of car parks, there is even a regular bus route to Studland that passes by the various ways down to the beach and surrounding nature reserve. A beautiful place for walking in the winter. The whole area is also a haven for wildlife and it is very popular with birdwatchers. In summer, I can imagine it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic destination,one would think car parking would be free over this holiday period.now we know why cars are parked on the verges

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