Studland Bay

Exploring Studland Bay

Studland Bay

What's on

Upcoming events

Train in 10

Sun 13 Feb 2022
A 10 week course to get you ready to run a Trust10, led by National Trust run leaders.


Sun 27 Feb 2022
Join us for the Trust10 at Studland Bay and challenge yourself on this 10km run with breathtaking views.
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Eating and shopping

Knoll beach hut second hand book shop, looking out to see from inside where books line the shelves

Knoll beach hut second-hand book shop

At the boat park at Knoll Beach, not far from the shop and café, you'll find a beach hut filled with second-hand books for sale. Open 10am-4pm throughout the summer, with every penny raised helping to care for Studland Bay.

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Our work

Dynamic Dunescapes

Conservation in Purbeck

Meeting challenges

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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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Children using our education packs in the dunes/ National Trust Images/David Levenson

Education at Studland Bay 

Discover a huge range of education resources for all ages, whether you're a teacher planning a session or interested in learning more yourself.

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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.