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Mudeford

Mudeford

2.16km from Highcliffe Castle

Mudeford Quay is situated at the entrance of Christchurch Harbour and South of Mudeford village center. The Quay comprises of The Haven Inn public house, a number of ex-fishermans' cottages, and a large car park, it is still used by local fishing boats as well as being a base for many water sports. A short walk from Mudeford Quay is the family-friendly, sandy beaches of Gundimore, Avon Beach, and Friars Cliff. There are beachside cafes, toilets, and beach huts for hire.

Mudeford Sandbank

Mudeford Sandbank

2.72km from Highcliffe Castle

Christchurch Harbour

Christchurch Harbour

3.23km from Highcliffe Castle

Christchurch Harbour has formed about 7,000 years ago. Christchurch Quay and Quomps lie in the upper reaches of the harbour. The entrance to the harbour, known as 'The Run', is flanked by Mudeford Quay to the north and Mudeford Sandbank to the south. The harbour is generally shallow and due to the tidal harmonics in the English Channel has double high water on each tide. It comprises the estuary of the Stour and Avon and the Hengistbury Head peninsula.

Hengistbury Head Beach

Hengistbury Head Beach

3.8km from Highcliffe Castle

Hengistbury Head is a relatively unspoilt and south-facing pebble beach, with imposing clay and ironstone cliffs. It is a fascinating place not only for its wide variety of habitats but also for its internationally important archaeology and geology.

Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head

3.83km from Highcliffe Castle

Hengistbury Head is a scenic and historic headland near the town of Bournemouth on the south coast of England. It is home to over 500 plant species, 300 types of birds, a superb variety of insects, reptiles and small mammals. It is a fascinating place not only for its wide variety of habitats but also for its internationally important archaeology and geology.

Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum

Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum

4.2km from Highcliffe Castle

Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum houses one of the finest collections of fully restored motorcycles in the world, including factory racers and exotic prototypes, with the collection constantly evolving as new bikes are acquired. It houses some 300 machines including motorcycles and 3-wheeled vehicles and is affiliated to the British Motorcycle Charitable Trust.

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Dorset

Dorset

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Dorset is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast. Here you can the beautiful beaches to famous landmarks like Durdle Door and Portland Bill, and activities including kayaking, wine tasting, and more

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