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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 24 March

Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 11%
Min temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Bournemouth Hengistbury West Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 1:45 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 9:00 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ163908

Country: England

Local Authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

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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