beach is a sandy beach with a gradual slope into
the sea, ideal for children.
Local info: There is a cafe with
good views, a shop and a barbeque area.
is a nature reserve of sand dunes and heath, its sandy
beaches stretches continuously for three miles from
South Haven where the Sandbanks ferry arrives to Old
There are several trails through the dunes and heathland behind the beach, the
countryside is said to have the most wild flowers per acre in Britain. The Studland
Peninsula has been part of the National Trust since 1982.
Parking: There is a car park
next to the beach (4 bays for disabled use, free parking
for National Trust members).
Bus: The number 50 Wilts&Dorset from
Bournemouth Station to Swanage stops near to the beach (generally every half
hour in the summer).