Well known for body boarding and swimming. The Cliffhanger Café with toilet facilities is located on the cliff top next to the large car park and offers great views to the Isle of Wight. There is a surfaced wheelchair route from Waterford Road to Chewton Glen. Dogs are not allowed on the beach between Groyne H8 and H11 between 1 May and 30 September, but are permitted on the gravel promenade if on a lead. Highcliffe Castle and Highcliffe village are both a short walk away.
Highcliffe Beach is adjacent to the Bournemouth Coast Path.
Bay Sand Shingle
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The tide at Highcliffe Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 9:56 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:45 PM.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 15.9°CDetailed weather and tides »
Parking for 900 including disabled. Fees apply during the season.
Dogs not allowed on certain areas May 1st to September 30th.
Beach cleaned manually each day during the summer and regularly during the winter.
Daily - 9th July - 4th September
Excellent water quality
Two bedroom cottage with en-suite or cloakroom at The West Bay Club & Spa
From £221.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
From £591.00 per week at Rural Retreats
Luxury Langton Matravers House
From £848.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
Coastal Swanage Cottage
From £436.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
Rural Newport Cottage
From £498.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
From £513.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
ClueCrypted Escape Room (1.9 miles)
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (2.5 miles)
Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre (2.9 miles)
Christchurch Priory Church (3.1 miles)
Artisan Bread Making New Forest (4.4 miles)
All distances are approximate
around 5 miles east as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
around 3 miles southwest as the seagull flies, around 3 miles by road.
less than a mile west as the seagull flies, less than a mile by road.
around 6 miles west-southwest as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
around 9 miles west-southwest as the seagull flies, around 14 miles by road.
around 7 miles west as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
Location: Highcliffe, Christchurch
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: SZ208930
Local Authority: Christchurch
Nearest postcode: BH23 5BY
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
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