The pier has some historical background in that barges that carried clay for local pottery unloaded at this point. The beach itself is sheltered and bathing is safe in the shallow waters.
Featured in the Sunday Times best British beaches list.
Sand Pebbles Mud
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The tide at Poole Harbour Lake Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 1:02 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 10:43 PM.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 9.1°CDetailed weather and tides »
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Durdle Door & White Nothe Circular Walk (0.5 miles)
RNLI College Discovery Tour (1.6 miles)
RSPB Arne (1.8 miles)
Jetski Safaris (3.4 miles)
Brownsea Island (4 miles)
Land & Wave (4.1 miles)
Dorset Waterpark (4.9 miles)
Studland beach and Nature Reserve (5.7 miles)
Studland Stables (5.7 miles)
All distances are approximate
around 5 miles east as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
around 6 miles east as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
around 7 miles east as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 6 miles east as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 8 miles east as the seagull flies, around 10 miles by road.
less than a mile west-northwest as the seagull flies, just over a mile by road.
Location: Ham Hill, Poole
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: SY982904
Local Authority: Poole
Nearest postcode: BH15 4LR
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