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Christchurch Friar's Cliff Beach

Dorset, England

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This sandy beach is an ideal spot for a family trip to the seaside.

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.

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Weather and tides for Monday 27 March

Chance of rain 15%
Min temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 18mph
Tomorrow (Tuesday)
Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 25mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Christchurch Friar's Cliff Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 2:09 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 9:23 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Recommended holiday cottages near Christchurch Friar's Cliff Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre (2 miles)
Christchurch Priory Church (2.1 miles)
ClueCrypted Escape Room (2.8 miles)
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (3.2 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Friars Cliff, Christchurch

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SZ193926

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Christchurch

Nearest postcode: BH23 4EP

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Visitor information for Christchurch Friar's Cliff Beach, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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