Beach huts line the promenade and are available for hire. Other facilities include The Beach Hut Café open all year round, toilets with disabled access and showers. This is a designated bathing beach. Car parking is available at Southcliffe Road and Seaway Avenue; both car parks have disabled access routes down to the promenade.
Christchurch Friar's Cliff Beach is adjacent to the Bournemouth Coast Path.
Bay Sand Shingle
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The tide at Christchurch Friar's Cliff Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 7:39 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:33 PM.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 9°CDetailed weather and tides »
Pay parking for 200 cars, including disabled spaces.
Seasonal restrictions apply. No dogs on beach from 1 May until 30 September. Keep dogs on leads whilst on the promenades.
Beach cleaned regularly.
Daily - 9th July - 4th September
Excellent water quality
Coastal Brighstone Cottage
From £398.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
The Vogue Lodge
From £260.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
Coastal Freshwater Apartment
From £554.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
Worth Matravers Cottage
From £712.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
Luxury Romantic Swanage Cottage
From £784.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
Luxury Romantic Arne Cottage
From £529.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
All distances are approximate
less than a mile east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 2 miles by road.
around 6 miles east as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
just over a mile south-southwest as the seagull flies, around 2 miles by road.
around 3 miles west-southwest as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
around 4 miles west-southwest as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
around 7 miles west as the seagull flies, around 11 miles by road.
around 6 miles west as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
Location: Friars Cliff, Christchurch
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: SZ193926
Local Authority: Christchurch
Nearest postcode: BH23 4EP
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