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 16th MayHigh 5:20am (5.54m)
Low 12:09pm (0.68m)
High 5:43pm (5.59m)
Tue 17th MayLow 12:31am (0.67m)
High 6:03am (5.59m)
Low 12:54pm (0.66m)
High 6:26pm (5.64m)
Wed 18th MayLow 1:16am (0.66m)
High 6:48am (5.53m)
Low 1:39pm (0.75m)
High 7:11pm (5.59m)
Thu 19th MayLow 2:03am (0.75m)
High 7:35am (5.36m)
Low 2:25pm (0.94m)
High 8:00pm (5.44m)