Studland Bay

A view of Studland Beach

The beaches

Four miles of beautiful beaches line the sheltered waters of Studland Bay – ideal for beach games, sandcastles, watersports or simply relaxing.

Half term fun

More to explore

Upcoming events

Creatures of the night

Mon 22 Oct 2018
Take part in our nature-themed Halloween trail

Studland After Dark

Sat 27 Oct 2018
Join us this Halloween for mulled cider and sausage casserole at the beach and, if you're feeling brave, take a night time walk under dark skies.

Wildlife Wanderer

Sun 02 Dec 2018
A talk by wildlife photographer David Bailey illustrated by his stunning images throughout Studland.

Winter Solstice

Fri 21 Dec 2018
View the sunrise from Old Harry Rocks on the shortest day of the year followed by a full English breakfast at Knoll Beach café.
Studland Bay

Eating and shopping

Studland Bay

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.

Studland Bay


Studland Bay

Places to stay

Seaview holiday cottage

Places to stay near Studland Bay 

A quirky hideaway minutes from great beaches or a harbourside farmhouse could be your holiday home from home. Further afield, choose from a historic village setting or the peace and tranquillity of the Purbeck countryside.