Highcliffe Castle Beach

Highcliffe Castle beach, Christchurch, Dorset

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Highcliffe Castle beach is a sand and shingle beach backed by woods and Highcliffe Castle.

    Limited facilities: parking, toilets and cafe in the grounds of Highcliffe Castle. Note that the parking in the woods at Highcliffe Castle can fill up early in good weather. You can park on Highcliffe cliff-top and follow the Coastal Path to the Castle and then onto the beach.

    Highcliffe Castle Beach allows dogs. Highcliffe Castle Beach allows dogs.

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

  • Highcliffe Castle Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Tuesday, with temperatures peaking at 21°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    18
       1%  70%   9 mph
      5:02 am    9:09 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    18
       6%  53%   3 mph
      5:01 am    9:10 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       0%  44%   4 mph
      5:00 am    9:11 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    21
       0%  40%   5 mph
      4:59 am    9:12 pm

    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    12
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    18
       1%  39%   13 mph
      4:59 am    9:13 pm
    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the morning.
     
    11
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    15
       9%  72%   17 mph
      4:58 am    9:14 pm

    Monday, Jun 5th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    15
       9%  54%   12 mph
      4:57 am    9:15 pm
    Tuesday, Jun 6th
     Breezy in the morning and light rain throughout the day.
     
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    17
       67%  97%   23 mph
      4:57 am    9:16 pm

  • Highcliffe Castle Beach Tide Times

     

  • Highcliffe Castle 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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