Things to see & do

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What's on

From wildlife walks to history trails, there’s plenty going on all year round down by the sea and in the nature reserve.

Not just sandcastles

Sand sculpture at Studland Beach and Nature Reserve, Dorset © National Trust

Simple pleasures, classic fun. The only limit is your imagination.

Take to the water

Legs of children standing by canoes showing the waterproof suits worn durin © Ian Shaw

Studland is ideal for watersports from kayaking to sailing and kite-surfing.

Studland at war

World War Two observation post Fort Henry at Studland, Dorset © National Trust

Studland played a vital role in the lead-up to D-Day, and the legacy of World War Two is still here today.

A place in the sun

A close-up of a thermometer at Studland Beach, Dorset

Sheltered from the westerly winds, Studland enjoys its own balmy microclimate.