Came for a beach walk in mid December with the wind being very fresh and it's amazing how many other people are on the beach. Hengistbury has so much more to offer including a nature reserve to enjoy.
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In 1983 whilst walking with the then my girlfriend I went to Hengistbury Head, near Bournemouth only to be smitten by her and proposed. Now 34 years later we still enjoy short walks over the head, and have taken family members who likewise enjoy it....More
A perfect way to spend Sunday afternoon by walking or catching the landtrain along Hengistbury Head. Beautiful views of Christchurch harbour on one side and Bournemouth and beyond the others. It can get busy with lots of other people with the same idea but the...More
There’s a large car park a 5-10 minute walk from the beach with a cafe or there is a clearly marked footpath. The walk is of a reasonable gradient and used by dog walkers and families. To walk to the top of Heingestbury Head takes...More
Parking around is free or time limited unless you park in the adjacent car park. So, if you're walking park in a local street and spend the money saved in the visitor centre coffee shop! Loads of wildlife to spot, great views of Christchurch Bay,...More
Stunning views, clean beach with several places to grab a coffee and other points of interest along the way. Worth a visit even out of season
Perfectly good place to stop for a drink and snack after a walk around the Head. Reasonably priced for an isolated location. Food nice and hot, service quick and friendly.
This was our first visit here and we were all impressed by the ample parking, pleasant walks and fantastic views. The path is a bit steep in places but we had an elderly relative, recently recovering from chemopherapy who was able to cope.