How to get here
Branksome or Parkstone, both 3½ miles to Shell Bay (via vehicle ferry) or Wareham 12 miles
Parking: Shell Bay and South Beach, 9 to 11; Knoll Beach and Middle Beach, 9 to 8 or dusk if earlier. Car parks mainly pay and display
5 miles of South West Coast Path
car ferry from Sandbanks, Poole, to Shell Bay
Bournemouth to Swanage
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.