Studland Bay

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Three children playing in the dune at Studland Bay

Celebrating winter at Studland Bay

Winter is a time to experience the wild side of Studland Bay, far from the crowded high streets.

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Upcoming events

David Bailey 'Wildlife Wanderer' Photographic exhibition

Fri 24 Nov 2017
Come and enjoy a selection of beautiful wildlife images taken by David Bailey, celebrated wildlife photographer, outside Knoll Beach café during November and December.


Sun 26 Nov 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.

Talk: Meet David Bailey 'Wildlife Wanderer'

Sun 03 Dec 2017
Celebrate the launch of David Bailey's new book, 'Wildlife wanderer' by joining David for an interactive and engaging talk taking you through the highs and lows of being a wildlife photographer.

Seashore Scavengers

Sun 17 Dec 2017
On the third Sunday of every month help clear litter from Studland Beach and enjoy a stroll along the sand at the same time. A great free social activity whilst doing your bit for the environment.

Winter Solstice

Thu 21 Dec 2017
Watch the sunrise on the shortest day of the year with a walk to Old Harry Rocks followed by a full English breakfast at Knoll Beach Café.

Family Taster 'Get into running'

Sat 06 Jan 2018
Getting fit and healthy is a family affair. Join Wendy, our Run England qualified coach as she introduces you and your family to running.
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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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