Studland Beach And Nature Reserve

A glorious slice of natural coastline in Purbeck featuring a four-mile stretch of golden, sandy beach, with gently shelving bathing waters and views of Old Harry Rocks and the Isle of Wight.


Venue address
Studland Beach and Nature Reserve
BH19 3AX

Other information

All year
Additional Information

Reduced hours in winter (usually 10am to 4pm).


Wheelchair accessible
Partly accessible grounds. Wheelchairs and pushchairs suitable for beach use are available for loan from Visitor Centre.
Parking availability information
Designated mobility parking in all car parks. Parking at Shell Bay 7am to 9pm and South Beach, 9am to 11pm; Knoll Beach and Middle Beach, 9am to 8pm, or dusk if earlier. Prices vary throughout season. Pay and display in operation at Shell Bay, Middle Beach and South Beach car parks. Members need to scan their membership card at the parking machines to obtain a parking ticket. Pay and display or pay on entry will operate at Knoll Beach car park (Members must show a valid membership card).
Toilet facility information
Mobility toilets at Shell Bay, Knoll Beach and Middle Beach. Baby changing facilities at all beach toilets.
Some activities and family support services listed in our directory may be cancelled, postponed, or running in a different way due to coronavirus restrictions. Please contact providers to check for information about any changes.

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Address: Studland Beach and Nature Reserve  Studland  Swanage  Dorset