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Bournemouth Hengistbury West Beach

Dorset, England

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The one-and-a-half kilometre long Hengistbury Head separates Poole Bay and Christchurch Bay, and encloses Christchurch Harbour on its landward side.

Most of the headland remains undeveloped and has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Access to the beach via a land train from the Hungry Horse cafe.

Bournemouth Hengistbury West Beach is adjacent to the Bournemouth Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Saturday 30 September

Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 10%
Min temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 16mph

The tide at Bournemouth Hengistbury West Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 5:50 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 10:52 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   17.6°C  

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Things to do and see in the area

Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre (0.3 miles)
Christchurch Priory Church (1.1 miles)
Marvo Mysteries Escape Room Bournemouth (3.9 miles)
Oceana Day Spa (4 miles)
The MacGuffin Project (4.4 miles)
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum (4.4 miles)
Dorset Day Trips (4.7 miles)
Be At One Cocktail Bar (4.8 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ163908

Country: England

Local Authority: Bournemouth

Nearest postcode: BH6 4EN

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

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