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

A group of diners at an outdoor table in Knoll Beach Cafe at Studland Beach © National Trust/Neil Davidson

A group of diners at an outdoor table in Knoll Beach Cafe at Studland Beach

Dine in style in our sheltered outdoor seating area with views overlooking Studland Bay and Old Harry Rocks.

Shopping by the sea

A woman holding a mug in the Knoll Beach shop at Studland Beach, Dorset © National Trust/Neil Davidson

A woman holding a mug in the Knoll Beach shop at Studland Beach, 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 the National Trust vegetable garden at Currendon, Dorset © National Trust

Fresh produce from the National Trust vegetable garden at Currendon, Dorset

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

Have a cup of tea next to the wood burning stove in Knoll Beach café © National Trust/Neil Davidson

Have a cup of tea next to the wood burning stove in Knoll Beach café

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

Pizza Saturday

Seafood pizza at Knoll Beach Café in Studland, Dorset

Seafood pizza at Knoll Beach Café in Studland, Dorset

A selection of 12in or 9in pizzas is available every Saturday from noon-4pm. Prices start at £8.95 - see the board for more details.

Beachside dining at Knoll Beach Café

A full selection of hot and cold meals, drinks and snacks, including breakfast (10am-noon) and children’s menus. Licenced for the sale of wine, beer and cider.

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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