Studland Bay

Two children on the shore at Studland Bay

Seashore Explorer Week, Sunday 28 May - Saturday 3 June

Come and discover the hidden secrets of the seashore throughout half term at Studland. Take part in a seashore ramble, hunt for a shell with our shell seeker guide, build a sand sculpture and find out what lurks beneath the waves. Free events, booking not needed.

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Upcoming events

Pizza and Powerboat Ride

Fri 26 May 2017
Join us for a powerboat ride around Studland Bay and see Old Harry Rocks up close followed by a pizza cooked in Knoll Beach Café's outdoor wood fired oven.


Sun 28 May 2017
Trust10 is a free monthly trail run across selected National Trust sites, open to both members and non members. Come along with your friends and family, explore the landscape and enjoy a challenging multi terrain run involving some public roads.

Seashore Explorer Week

Sun 28 May 2017
Come and discover the hidden secrets of the seashore throughout May half term at Studland.

Wakey, wakey, paddle and brekkie

Sat 10 Jun 2017
Start your weekend with a 2 hour kayak trip in Studland Bay followed by a full English breakfast at Knoll Beach Café.

Kayak safari seashore forage

Sat 17 Jun 2017
Join Fore/Adventure and a National Trust ranger for a kayak foraging adventure.

Midsummer paddle

Sat 24 Jun 2017
Enjoy an evening kayak out to Old Harry Rocks on one of the longest days of the year followed by a barbecue on the beach courtesy of Knoll Beach Café chefs.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Our changing coast

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Venue hire

Studland Bay from the air

Wild worlds 

The golden sands of Studland Bay surround a national nature reserve where heaths, wetlands and woodlands are home to a fascinating array of wildlife. The downlands stretching inland from Old Harry meanwhile host their own unique natural communities.

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