Eating & shopping

Service with a smile

The cafe at Knoll Beach in Studland, Dorset © Neil Davidson/National Trust

The cafe at Knoll Beach in Studland, Dorset

Turn a trip to the beach into a day out. At Knoll Beach shop and café you’ll find a friendly welcome all year round.

Seaside dining

Seaside dining at Knoll Beach © National Trust/Martin Franks

Seaside dining at Knoll Beach

Dine in style indoors or out with views overlooking Studland Bay and Old Harry Rocks.

Shopping by the sea

Visitors in the shop at Knoll Beach in Studland, Dorset © National Trust/Martin Franks

Visitors in the shop at Knoll Beach in Studland, Dorset

You’ll find everything you need for a day at the beach in our shop, along with gifts, home accessories, rugs, decorative items and a great range of cards.

Keep it local

Fresh produce from just around the corner © National Trust/Jon Bish

Fresh produce from just around the corner

As much of our food as possible comes from local producers, including fresh seasonal vegetables grown just a couple of miles away by National Trust volunteers.

Warm welcome

A wood-burning stove keeps things cosy © National Trust/Martin Franks

A wood-burning stove keeps things cosy

When the weather’s not so warm you’ll find a cosy interior heated by a stove burning wood from our estate – perfect for snuggling up with a cup of hot chocolate.

Local suppliers

  • National Trust volunteer allotment, Currendon Farm. Food miles: 2
  • Cedar Organics, Purbeck. Food miles: 4
  • Hayman’s Bakery, Swanage. Food miles: 4
  • JJ Moore Local Meat, Swanage. Food miles: 5
  • Purbeck Ice Cream, Kingston. Food miles: 7
  • Joe’s Cider, Kingston. Food miles: 7
  • Dorset Piddle Brewery, Piddlehinton. Food miles: 26
  • Samways Fish Merchant, West Bay. Food miles: 42
  • Jessica’s Handmade Farmhouse Cakes, Bridport. Food miles: 44

Christmas at Knoll Beach Café

Skewered king prawns at Knoll Beach Café

Skewered king prawns at Knoll Beach Café

Celebrate a Colonial Christmas at Studland with food from India, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa as well as a traditional Christmas menu.  Perfect for groups and parties.  Booking essential 01929 450305.

Pizza Saturday

Seafood pizza at Knoll Beach Café in Studland, Dorset

A selection of 12 inch or 9 inch pizza's are available every Saturday from noon to 4pm.  Prices start at £8.95, see our specials board for more details.

Gifts and more

You'll find present ideas big and small in the shop at Knoll Beach.

  • Glassware
  • Rugs
  • china
  • books

Beetroot chutney

Fresh beetroot © National Trust

A recipe for Studland Beach beetroot chutney from the National Trust in Purbeck, Dorset

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