Friars Cliff Beach

Friars Cliff beach, Christchurch, Dorset

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Friars Cliff beach is a mixture of sand and shingle with great views across Christchurch Bay to the Isle of Wight.

    Good family beach with safe swimming, backed by a promenade that has wheelchair access.

    Facilities include car parks, toilets, cafe, lifeguards in the summer and beach hut hire.

    Friars Cliff Beach has dog restrictions. Dog restrictions: May 1 until September 30 dogs are not allowed.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Christchurch, 55 beaches in Dorset, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Friars Cliff Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Saturday through Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    21
       0%  13%   7 mph
      5:06 am    9:03 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    21
       0%  18%   14 mph
      5:05 am    9:04 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
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       62%  28%   6 mph
      5:04 am    9:06 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Drizzle overnight.
     
    13
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       3%  71%   3 mph
      5:03 am    9:07 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain in the morning and overnight.
     
    13
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    19
       35%  94%   6 mph
      5:03 am    9:08 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Rain until afternoon.
     
    13
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       76%  84%   1 mph
      5:02 am    9:09 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    12
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    16
       0%  41%   6 mph
      5:01 am    9:10 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       8%  48%   6 mph
      5:00 am    9:11 pm

  • Friars Cliff Beach Tide Times

     

  • Friars Cliff Beach Water quality

    Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:

    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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