How to get here

By train

Branksome or Parkstone, both 3½ miles to Shell Bay (via vehicle ferry) or Wareham 12 miles

By road

B3351 from Corfe Castle and Swanage or via chain ferry from Sandbanks, Poole

Parking: Pay and display (free to members) at South Beach, Middle Beach, Knoll Beach and Shell bay

By foot

5 miles of South West Coast Path

By ferry

Car ferry from Sandbanks, Poole, to Shell Bay

By bus

Wilts & Dorset number 50 from Bournemouth and Poole or Swanage

By cycle

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    Map view

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     Walking through the dunes on a summer's day © David Levenson

    Walking through the dunes on a summer's day

    Plan your visit

    We can all do our bit to reduce our carbon footprint and cut road congestion by leaving the car at home and using more environmentally friendly methods of transport.

    Use these handy links to plan your journey to and from Studland using public transport or pick the best routes for cyclists.