Beach is a small but friendly sandy cove with a
gradual slope into the sea, ideal for children.
Local info: the
nearest toilets to the beach are on the road near where
you turn off to walk down to the beach.
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
a little uphill from the beach (5 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).