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Avon Beach is the main beach for Christchurch. The beach is mostly sandy with some stones and has views of the Needles and Isle of Wight in the distance.

Local info: there is a cafe, kiosks, shop and beach hire (including canoes). More facilities are availble at Mudeford Quay (a short walk away) including a pub, cafe, a fish stall (were you can also buy a crab line and bait) and boat trips.

Lifeguard cover from July to September.  

The beach area next to the car park is designated for water sports.

Parking: There are 2 car parks next to the beach: Avon Beach car park 100 spaces Postcode BH23 4AN and Avon Run Road car park 230 spaces (3 for disabled)
Postcode BH23 4DU

Bus: The number X1 & X2 Wilts&Dorset from Lymington to Bournemouth Square stops near to the beach (generally every half hour in the summer).

Managed by Christchurch Council
Tel: 01202 495070



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