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Highcliffe Beach

Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA, England
Review Highlights
Wonderful for a walk along the beach

Enjoy the sea air, take your dog, just be and look out to sea, glorious. Find a cafe and have a cup... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manningtree, United Kingdom
Fabulous beach for walking the dog

Being lucky enough to live round the corner we come here every week. It is an absolute gem. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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“the cliff” (25 reviews)
“isle of wight” (31 reviews)
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Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoy the sea air, take your dog, just be and look out to sea, glorious. Find a cafe and have a cup of tea or an ice cream. Talk to people, wonderful

Thank diving12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being lucky enough to live round the corner we come here every week. It is an absolute gem. There is a big car park which is free of charge in the winter months, has the superb cliffhanger cafe nearby and spectacular views over to the...More

Thank davetlg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place....normally we have a breakfast in the Cliffhanger (delicious) then walk to Mudeford Quay. Or you could do the walk first and have a very nice lunch in the Cliffhanger. Either way it is a very enjoyable walk.

Thank thejanos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting Highcliffe House and grounds..house unfortunately closed for building works, but you can peer through windows to gauge the majesty of the place..needs a good amount of regular maintenance, following historical fires. Walked to the beach path, but unfortunately again closed, due to slippery...More

Thank Dickodemint
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is quite a scenic stretch of beach. Walks in either direction are very pleasant and quite easy.

Thank sophia27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location and stunning views in a lovely location. Lots to do in the area, and some great walks.

Thank mark_wendy19
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are several great sandy beaches on this part of the South coast and Highcliffe Beach stands out as being one of the quietist. This is a good thing if you want to get away from the hecticness of Bournemouth and Boscombe beaches with their...More

Thank Marty B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely location with views across to the Isle of Wight. Beach is mostly pebbles where we were, but suited us as we just wanted a relaxed walk along the coast which proved great as the early November weather, luckily, was fine and sunny.

Thank Angus M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Love this beach and walk. Not so many tourists know about it so the beach itself stays relatively free of Grockles!! Shame the zig-zag path down from the Castle grounds is now closed so only access is via very steep wooden steps -no good for...More

Thank Tania G
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I love it here! We visit a few times a year and just enjoy the lovely walls and views. Really nice to see such a clean beach with nice cafe and plenty of parking This place is a gem

Thank Brianandjade
Nearby Restaurants
The Cliff House Restaurant
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1.34 km away
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Nearby Attractions
Chewton Glen Spa
122 reviews
1.16 km away
Highcliffe Castle
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1.60 km away
The Wheatsheaf Public House
43 reviews
1.52 km away
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Alan C
3 August 2017|
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Response from Marko2012 | Reviewed this property |
Quick answer no it's not. Best to do it in two journeys and separate the two beauty spots. Both have car parks. As you get to see the remainder of the coast you get into the New Forest's beach control which is decidedly... More
Sorsha H
4 June 2017|
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Response from Mac M | Reviewed this property |
Between 1 May and 30 September no dogs on Avon Beach, Friars Cliff Beach and Highcliffe Beach between Groynes H4 and H8. Dogs are allowed between the wave wall at end of Friars Cliff Beach and Groyne H4 at Highcliffe Beach... More
Gillian C
21 March 2017|
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Response from Pat G | Reviewed this property |
Watersedge - even give your dog a sausage for breakfast!