Studland Bay

Important notice -

The Knoll Beach Shop will be opening at 12 noon on Tuesday 6 September due to our annual stock take.

Vast area of sandy beaches and heathland

Studland Bay app

Download the Studland Bay app to find out more about this special place. Find ideas for walks and other things to do, meet the team and spot wildlife.

for Android and iOs

You can also tick off those all-important 50 things to do before you're 11¾. Our app was funded by a generous donation from the estate of the late Mrs Wendy Burgess.

Upcoming events

Kayak safari seashore forage

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Join Fore/Adventure and a National Trust ranger for a kayak foraging adventure.

Kayak fishing

Sat 10 Sep 2016
Join us for a kayak fishing trip and fish filleting demonstration at South Beach followed by a seafood lunch at Knoll Beach Café.

Wild Food Walk and Lunch

Fri 07 Oct 2016
Join us for a guided walk to discover the food growing wild around us and then enjoy a 'wild food' lunch cooked in the outdoor wood-fired oven at Knoll Beach Café.

Studland Stampede

Sun 09 Oct 2016
Join the Studland Stampede, a tough 12K off-road running event that races over heathland and sandy beaches, in the beautiful location of Studland. Register online at

Studland Apple Day

Sun 09 Oct 2016
Join us in the orchard at South Beach car park and have a go at some apple-themed activities.

Halloween Week

Sat 22 Oct 2016
Take part in our fun beachside Halloween Trail and have a go at seasonal crafts.
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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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Studland Bay

Places to stay