Avon Beach

Avon Beach - Dorset
Photo: © Steve Daniels / CC BY-SA 3.0
Avon Beach - Christchurch
Photo: © Steve Daniels / CC BY-SA 3.0

Type of Beach


Lifeguard Service

There is a seasonal lifeguard service

Dog Friendly?

Dogs are banned between 1st May and 30th September.


Cafe and beach shop. deck chair hire. canoes. beach huts available for hire. first aid post. toilets incl disabled.


Pay parking available for 200 cars including disabled.


From Christchurch on the A35 take the A337 (Lymington Road)towards Highcliffe. At the next roundabout (Hobourne) take the 3rd exit onto The Runway which becomes Bure Lane. The brown tourist sand castle signs will also direct you.

Nearest Town


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Avon Beach tide times

  • Wed 26th January

    Low 4:30am (1.71m)
    High 10:17am (4.70m)
    Low 5:11pm (1.74m)
    High 10:57pm (4.50m)
  • Thu 27th January

    Low 5:41am (1.83m)
    High 11:32am (4.55m)
    Low 6:26pm (1.80m)
  • Fri 28th January

    High 12:19am (4.50m)
    Low 7:02am (1.79m)
    High 12:59pm (4.56m)
    Low 7:44pm (1.70m)
  • Sat 29th January

    High 1:41am (4.69m)
    Low 8:20am (1.59m)
    High 2:16pm (4.75m)
    Low 8:55pm (1.47m)

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