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Studland Bay

Type:Beach

Ferry Road
STUDLAND
Dorset
BH19 3AQ

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Studland Beach

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
FreeFree

Parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    827
  • Very Good
    259
  • Average
    36
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    17

Recent Reviews:

  • guildfordnomes79
    guildford
    beautiful clean beach
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th January 2019
    a beautiful clean beach could been abroad , a section of the beach is nudist but this is clearly marked so easy too avoid if thats not your thing Read full review
  • TheBurtfamily
    High Wycombe, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Winter walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th January 2019
    We enjoyed a lovely walk along this beautiful sandy beech which was litter free with lovely views. Highly recommended. Read full review
  • Peter965
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great cafe
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 16th January 2019
    Visited the cafe on two seperate occasions following a walk on the beach . Treated ourselves to a couple of tasty pasties . The food was good but what was more impressive was the welcome and service... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the east: Follow the A35 and signs to Sandbanks ferry then take the car ferry over to Studland.

From the west: Follow the A351 to Corfe Castle then the B3351 to Studland.

Public Transport Directions

From the west: the nearest mainline railway station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Catch the number 40 bus from Wareham Railway Station to Swanage Bus/Railway Station. Then transfer to the number 50 bus to Studland.

From the east: Catch the train to Bournemouth Railway Station then transfer to the number 50 bus to Studland.

To plan your journey by public transport contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com to look up bus timetables.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Easy access from main roads/good public transport links
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - At all Studland beach car parks
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - with RADAR lock at Shell Bay, Knoll Beach and Middle Beach.

Attraction Facilities

  • Beach wheelchair available for daily hire
  • National Nature Reserve
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Watersports equipment hire

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - National Trust beach cafe at Knoll Beach. Concessionary cafe at Middle Beach. Fish restaurant at Shell Bay
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted - restrictions apply at certain times of year.
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Open All Year
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets - at all beaches

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • Families
  • Groups
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - Wilts and Dorset bus number 50 - stops at Shell Bay, Knoll Beach or Studland Stores/Post Office for Middle Beach and South Beach
  • Parking (charge) - free to National Trust members.

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available - at Knoll Beach visitor centre

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Opening Times

2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

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Saturday, 9th February 2019 - Saturday, 9th February 2019

Sunrise wildlife walks at Studland Bay
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Wednesday, 6th February 2019 - Wednesday, 6th February 2019

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