Studland Beach, Dorset

Visitors enjoying a game of beach volleyball at Shell Bay, Studland, Dorset

An idyllic sandy beach in Purbeck stretching for four miles from South Haven Point to Old Harry Rocks, with shallow bathing water perfect for the little ones and lots of wildlife to go searching for.

Take a stroll on the South West Coast path, or choose one of the designated trails through the sand dunes and woodland. Or you can take to the waters – the sheltered bay is ideal for all kinds of watersports.
Pack a picnic or a barbeque when you visit, or sample local produce in the Knoll Beach café.