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 5th AugustHigh 3:19am (4.41m)
Low 9:50am (1.87m)
High 3:46pm (4.61m)
Low 10:23pm (1.76m)
Fri 6th AugustHigh 4:08am (4.63m)
Low 10:40am (1.65m)
High 4:30pm (4.86m)
Low 11:10pm (1.51m)
Sat 7th AugustHigh 4:49am (4.84m)
Low 11:24am (1.43m)
High 5:08pm (5.09m)
Low 11:51pm (1.28m)
Sun 8th AugustHigh 5:28am (5.02m)
Low 12:04pm (1.23m)
High 5:45pm (5.28m)