Mudeford Beach

Visit Mudeford Beach

Mudeford Beach is a popular sandy beach in Dorset. Also known as Mudeford Sandbank it is just beyond Mudeford Quay. One of the most distinctive features of Mudeford Beach is the row of colorful beach huts that line the shoreline. These iconic huts are highly sought after and can fetch prices upwards of £400,000 for ownership. Many of the huts are available for daily or weekly rental, providing visitors with a convenient base for enjoying the beach.

The beach offers various amenities, including beach cafes and restaurants, such as the Beach House Cafe, parking facilities, toilets and changing rooms.

The beach is accessible via a ferry service that operates from Mudeford Quay, transporting visitors across the narrow entrance to Christchurch Harbour.

Mudeford Sandbank beach is dog friendly all year round.

With its golden sands, picturesque beach huts, and convenient amenities, Mudeford Beach is a beloved summer destination for locals and tourists alike, offering a quintessential British seaside experience.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Dog Friendly

What to see and do

  • Visit Feeney’s Bird Sanctuary

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Mudeford Beach

Beach Location

Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset BH6 4EW


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Christchurch Station

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

Map of Mudeford Beach

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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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