Head is an Historic headland with scenic
views of Christchurch Harbour, Isle of Wight and Bournemouth.
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.
A popular route is to walk from the Hengistbury
Head car park (or take the land train) to Mudeford Sandbank,
catch the ferry from Mudeford Sandbank to Christchurch (or
Tuckton Tea Gardens), cross the river on the Wick ferry and
walk through Wick back to the car park. website