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Hengistbury 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.

Land Train: to Mudeford is in operation 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 and Recreation
Hengistbury Head - map



  Car park map
Transport info
Yellow Buses
  Hiker Café
Hengistbury Head - nature reserve