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
Mon 25th JanuaryHigh 2:11am (4.44m)
Low 8:46am (1.92m)
High 2:35pm (4.51m)
Low 9:07pm (1.76m)
Tue 26th JanuaryHigh 3:01am (4.70m)
Low 9:38am (1.66m)
High 3:22pm (4.74m)
Low 9:54pm (1.53m)
Wed 27th JanuaryHigh 3:43am (4.97m)
Low 10:23am (1.40m)
High 4:03pm (4.96m)
Low 10:37pm (1.30m)
Thu 28th JanuaryHigh 4:22am (5.21m)
Low 11:04am (1.15m)
High 4:42pm (5.14m)
Low 11:18pm (1.09m)