Studland Beach and Nature Reserve

Poole
Great Outdoors

An area of sandy beach and heathland, Studland Beach and Nature Reserve is a wonderful slice of the South Britain coastline at Purbeck. A 4-mile stretch of golden sand that has great views of Old Harry Rocks and the Isle of Wight, the beach is ideal for watersports and also has a popular naturist beach. Take a walk and follow the designated trails through the sand dunes and woodlands where you can see deer, insects and bird life and some beautiful wild flowers.

Places to visit nearby

Portsmouth is an historic port on the south coast of England, that has been home to the British Royal Navy for more than 800 years.

Cherbourg, in Normandy, is a port town with a seafaring history that is second to none.

Nearby attractions

One of the most beautiful beaches on the South Coast of England, Sanbanks Beach is a stunning expanse of fine golden sand, beside turquoise waters, on the Sandbanks peninsula.

Brownsea Island is the largest island in Poole Harbour and is owned by the National Trust. It is a beautiful area, famous for its rare red squirrels, and has spectacular views back across the mainland as far as the Purbeck...

Compton Acres is highly regarded as one of the most important gardens in England. Built in 1924, it is of late Victorian Mixed Style and has undergone extensive refurbishment over the last 8 years.