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Discovering Studland.....

Get to grips with nature in our outdoor classroom

Get to grips with nature in our outdoor classroom

....with a little help

The Discovery Centre at Studland, Dorset

Studland, famous for its long sandy beaches and dunes, is an area rich in wildlife and natural beauty.

The Discovery Centre at Knoll Beach is your base to explore this unique place.

For schools

A guided tour from one of our experts brings Studland to life. A wide range of inspiring walks and activities are offered for all ages.

Fieldwork

Two girls using an aspirator to collect insects at Studland, Dorset

Practical conservation sessions provide all ages with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural environment and our role as guardians.

Outdoor learning

We can help you run your own learning activities at Studland, making use of the beach and the waymarked woodland trail or sand dune trail.

How to book

A boy making a sand scultpture on the beach at Studland, Dorset

Habitats, sand dune formation, nature conservation, tourism management and coastal erosion – there’s so much to discover.

Please email our visitor experience officer Kevin Rideout or call 01929 450580 to make a booking.

Sands of time

Studland's dunes have developed over 600 years © Nick Meers

Studland's dunes have developed over 600 years

Studland at war

The beach played a vital role in the liberation of Europe © National Trust/Jon Bish

The beach played a vital role in the liberation of Europe

New challenges

The Climate Change Beach Hut at Knoll Beach © National Trust

The Climate Change Beach Hut at Knoll Beach

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