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 2nd DecemberHigh 2:29am (5.23m)
Low 9:08am (1.20m)
High 2:50pm (5.44m)
Low 9:37pm (0.97m)
Fri 3rd DecemberHigh 3:17am (5.51m)
Low 9:59am (0.94m)
High 3:38pm (5.64m)
Low 10:26pm (0.80m)
Sat 4th DecemberHigh 4:03am (5.73m)
Low 10:49am (0.76m)
High 4:25pm (5.74m)
Low 11:14pm (0.72m)
Sun 5th DecemberHigh 4:49am (5.84m)
Low 11:39am (0.69m)
High 5:12pm (5.73m)