Hengistbury Head Beach

Visit Hengistbury Head Beach

Talk a long walk along the beach toward Hengistbury Head in Dorset. This beautiful part of the coast is a site of scientific interest and nature reserve, full of coastal wildlife.

Hengistbury Head is the most easterly beach in Bournemouth. The Bournemouth coastline stretches from here all the way to Sandbanks in Poole.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Dog Friendly
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

What to see and do

  • Explore the local coastline

Discover more in the area

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by Belinda Fewings on Unsplash

Getting To Hengistbury Head

Beach Location

Bournemouth, Dorset


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Hengistbury Head Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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