Studland Bay

Important notice -

Our car parks are open at Shell Bay, Knoll Beach, Middle Beach and South Beach from 9am to 5pm. Toilets are open at Shell Bay, Knoll Beach and Middle Beach. We have limited spaces, so if the car park is full please come back another time.

Vast area of sandy beaches and heathland

Exploring Studland Bay

Bog pool at Arne, Purbeck Heaths, Dorset

UK's first 'super' nature reserve created at Purbeck Heaths 

We know that big steps are needed to create landscapes where people and wildlife can thrive. This is why we've joined forces with like-minded organisations to form the UK's first 'super' national nature reserve at Purbeck Heaths in Dorset.

Studland Bay

Our work

Failing sea defences at Middle Beach in Studland

Shifting shores at Middle Beach

We want to create a sustainable future for Middle Beach and its facilities, which are both impacted by coastal change. We are working with the Studland community to achieve this.