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Shell Bay North Beach

Dorset, England

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Located at the very tip of the Studland Peninsula at the mouth of Poole Harbour.

Shell Bay is a beautiful beach easily accessed by road, or, for those who enjoy boat trips, by ferry from Sandbanks spit. The bay forms part of the Purbeck Heritage Coast.

Shell Bay North Beach is on the Purbeck Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the Bournemouth Coast Path and the South West Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Wednesday 21 February

Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 29mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 57%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Shell Bay North Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 7:49 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:29 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   9.8°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Shell Bay North Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Brownsea Island (0.5 miles)
Land & Wave (0.7 miles)
Jetski Safaris (2.1 miles)
Studland beach and Nature Reserve (2.2 miles)
Studland Stables (2.3 miles)
Old Harry Rocks (2.7 miles)
RNLI College Discovery Tour (3.2 miles)
Durdle Door & White Nothe Circular Walk (3.7 miles)
U-Escape (3.9 miles)
Dorset Day Trips (4.1 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Sandbanks,

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SZ037864

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: Purbeck

Parish: Studland

Nearest postcode: BH19 3BA

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Visitor information for Shell Bay North Beach, Dorset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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