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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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The tide at Shell Bay North Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 5:48 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 10:50 AM tomorrow.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 9.3°CDetailed weather and tides »
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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
less than a mile north-northeast as the seagull flies, just over a mile by road.
around 3 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 4 miles by road.
around 4 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
around 6 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 5 miles south as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
around 3 miles northwest as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
around 5 miles northwest as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
Location type: Rural
OS Grid: SZ037864
Local Authority: Purbeck
Nearest postcode: BH19 3BA
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