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 Email