Signposted from Christchurch, Highcliffe, once part of Hampshire, is Dorset's most easterly parish. A short walk down steep cliffs will bring you to the beach, which is clean, safe and sandy and offers pleasant views of the Isle of Wight.
Type of Beach
Sand & shingle
Dogs banned between groynes H8 & H11 from 1st May to 30th Sept.
Toilets (inc disabled). Cafes & restaurants. Ice-cream/refreshments.
Parking for 900 including disabled. Fees apply from 1st Mar to 31st Oct.
From Christchurch on the A35 take the A337 (Lymington Road) at Somerford Roundabout towards Highcliffe. Take a right turn into Wharncliffe Road for access to the cliff top car park.
Other beaches near Highcliffe Beach
Highcliffe Beach tide times
Wed 21st AprilLow 6:14am (2.18m)
High 12:26pm (4.01m)
Low 6:48pm (2.22m)
Thu 22nd AprilHigh 1:04am (4.25m)
Low 7:49am (2.01m)
High 1:52pm (4.24m)
Low 8:18pm (1.97m)
Fri 23rd AprilHigh 2:18am (4.56m)
Low 9:02am (1.63m)
High 2:52pm (4.60m)
Low 9:24pm (1.57m)
Sat 24th AprilHigh 3:12am (4.94m)
Low 9:57am (1.20m)
High 3:40pm (4.99m)
Low 10:17pm (1.16m)