Head is an historic headland with scenic views of
Christchurch Harbour, Isle of Wight and Bournemouth.
Local info: Designated
a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) Hengistbury
Head supports a wide variety wildlife and rare plant
species, it is also an important archaeological site
with evidence of Bronze, Iron Age and Roman occupation.
Pathways lead across the
Head from Hengistbury Head
car park to Mudeford Sandbank and a land train to
Mudeford also leaves from the car park.
to Mudeford is
all year, daily 10am-5pm, half hourly (more often
on weekends). Fares 2010 -
£1.20, child 60p single. Tel: 01202 425517 Parking: Hengistbury
Head holds 704 cars, 5 for disabled
use (BH6 4EN).
Owned by Bournemouth Borough Council and managed by the Parks