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Studland beach and Nature Reserve

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We visited Fort Henry, where George 6th and Churchill had watched the training for the D Day... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great food - service found wanting!

Ordered 2 lots of fish and chips, thought it would be quick and easy! After about 30 minutes we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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“studland beach”(108 reviews)
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Ferry Road | National Trust Area, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AQ, England
+44 1929 450500
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Fort Henry, where George 6th and Churchill had watched the training for the D Day landings, Not commercialised at all but interesting if you like history.

Thank CaroleannRedditch
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ordered 2 lots of fish and chips, thought it would be quick and easy! After about 30 minutes we noticed that customers who came in after us were being served food! My wife made enquires regarding fish and chips! Response was an apology and a...More

Thank G4ron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived here on a beautiful Thursday in late October. Apart from a lively school party, the place was empty? Incredibly beautiful spot, with great nature, including Dartford Warblers which were showing nicely.

Thank Doug O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in August, hot weather, sunbathing and swimming on Studland beach....what can be better than that?

Thank stephenhG9388GV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely sandy beach with great views. There is ample parking across the three car parks that service the beach run by the NT. We grabbed an ice cream at the small café, the café also serves hot and cold food. We were there in...More

Thank TheDealBeans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited by chance and had a great day - the beach is lovely and sandy and we walked from one end to the other - would go again

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful beaches I’ve been to with the lovely heathland on one side and the sea on the other . Perfect for walking the dog to sitting having a coffee.

Thank RosieBalloqui
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place all year round. Great spot form sunbathing swimming or just walking the dogs. Lovely little coffee shops and n gift shops along the front. Well worth checking out.

Thank newyorkgirl71
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

A busy beach, but for good reason! It’s a beautiful place to spend an afternoon. The parking is very good, and free for National Trust Members. The Cafe and gift shop were great too. The toilets could have been in better shape though, especially the...More

Thank Tara J
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and amazing sandy beach with great views to Bournemouth and Old Harry rocks. The middle section section of the beach is a naturist section - with the ubiquitous old men dotted amongst the sand dunes looking out like meerkats and displaying their wares!

Thank steveg24
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Trevor C
15 August 2018|
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Response from Joe D | Reviewed this property |
As you drive or walk off the chain ferry at the studland side, go straight up the long road past the toll booth and car park on left. You will come to a bus stop called 'Jerrys point' on the left. At the bus stop there is a... More
14 August 2018|
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Response from kemnayladdie1 | Reviewed this property |
1st August 2018 Yes dogs were on the beach most on a lead.
18 July 2018|
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Response from jo j | Reviewed this property |
There were camper vans around but not sure about camping sorry