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Hengistbury Head

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Address: Bournemouth BH6 4EN, England
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01202 420909
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You have to see this view!

Wow! not many places like this where you get a all round view of the coast. Great visitors centre and shop. History boards along the way - lovely walk and for those who cannot or... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Susan V
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Wow! not many places like this where you get a all round view of the coast. Great visitors centre and shop. History boards along the way - lovely walk and for those who cannot or just for fun there is a train. There is a cafe at the start (near car park) and another place right at the end (... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Parking is expensive but once we got on the path and up high it was all worth it. Superb 360 degree views but quite busy.

Thank Rob T
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely for walks and to visit the beach. Parking isn't cheap though! There's a cafe both ends of the walk and a litre noddy train. Something for everyone

Thank Tine1971
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Love Hengistbury Head as one of the best places to visit on our beautiful Jurrassic coast. Easy to find and park,either the main car park or if lucky free roadside parking by the golf course. Lovely walks and dog lovers will enjoy the vast open areas. Not too far to walk up to the head,and when you do,you will be... More 

Thank poolehornet
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

recommended by the lady owner of our rented cottage in easterton wiltshire found it evenually but what a find seaside walk on one side nature resereve on the other with a perfect footpath to an excellent view of the needles and alum bay on the isle of white brillant

1 Thank clivecapriman07
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk round. Nice cup of coffee. Beautiful beach. What could be better!! We spent a lovely afternoon here. Short ferry to Mudiford for crab fishing.

Thank Denise B
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

If its sunny & warm - fabulous walk If its raining - wear waterproofs - exhilarating walk. If its really windy - protect yourself from blowing sand - exciting walk. History, country, wildness, beach and sea all together. What better? (and super visitor centre, grand model train ride, and great bacon sandwiches at cafe)

Thank r1b2
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stunning views , large variety of wildlife and some lovely beaches , great place for a walk . Good toilet facility's and a nice cafe with good food and great service . Fun for all and if your tired of walking you can catch the land train which is a big hit with the kids . Also an awesome activity... More 

Thank James A
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

No matter what season we are in, Hengistbury head is a beautiful place to explore. Take a walk up to the top of the head for a breathtaking 360 degree view. Come down the other side and sit on the beach with a beautiful view towards the Isle of Wight. Feeling peckish after this, drop in to the hungry hiker... More 

Thank Trisha1974
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I visited here shortly after moving to Dorset for the summer season. It's a lovely place to go for a walk. The view from the top of the hill is absolutely amazing!

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