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Solent Beach, once called Hengistbury Beach is a mixture of sand and stones with the backdrop of 30 metre high Hengistbury Head. This beach has the advantage of being the quietest of the Bournemouth beaches, there are no facilities on the beach (the nearest are in the Hengistbury Head car park), no crowds just beach and sand dunes.

Local info: the cafe, toilets and a land train to Mudeford Sandbank are in the nearby Hengistbury Head car park.

Parking: There are 2 car parks next to the beach: Hengistbury Head holds 704 cars, 5 for disabled use (BH6 4EN). Solent Beach holds 581 cars (Postcode BH6 4DX).

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