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
Thu 30th NovemberLow 12:27am (1.28m)
High 6:03am (5.41m)
Low 12:53pm (1.29m)
High 6:24pm (5.12m)
Fri 1st DecemberLow 1:03am (1.46m)
High 6:42am (5.24m)
Low 1:30pm (1.49m)
High 7:03pm (4.89m)
Sat 2nd DecemberLow 1:39am (1.66m)
High 7:21am (5.03m)
Low 2:09pm (1.71m)
High 7:44pm (4.64m)
Sun 3rd DecemberLow 2:16am (1.87m)
High 8:04am (4.80m)
Low 2:51pm (1.93m)
High 8:31pm (4.41m)