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Avon Beach

(Christchurch Avon Beach)

Dorset, England


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This sandy beach is an ideal spot for a family trip to the seaside, offering a safe gentle slope into the sea.

Sand bars often appear depending on the tide movements. Beach huts line the promenade and are available for hire along with deck chairs, sun loungers, canoes and wind breaks. The café is open all year round and popular with locals and tourists alike. During July and August a first aid post can be found at the Beach Office, where there is always someone on call for any local information that you may need.

Avon Beach is adjacent to the Bournemouth Coast Path.

Bay Sand Shingle

Weather and tides for Saturday 20 October

Today
Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 20%
Min temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph

The tide at Avon Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 2:45 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 7:45 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   15.9°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Avon Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre (1.6 miles)
Christchurch Priory Church (1.8 miles)
ClueCrypted Escape Room (3.2 miles)
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (3.6 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Friars Cliff, Christchurch

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ188922

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Christchurch

Nearest postcode: BH23 4AN

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Visitor information for Avon Beach, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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