Studland - Shell Bay Beach
- Beach info
- Beach Map & Location
Fishing, Surfing, Swimming, Watersports
Nature and Wildlife
The extensive Studland Heath National Nature Reserve backs Shell Bay. There is also a pedestrian ferry to Brownsea Island where tern colonies and lagoons can be seen. Eighty hectares of this 202-hectare National Trust owned island is a nature reserve.
Cleaning and Litter
Dog bylaws in force.
Beach Awards and Information
Marine Conservation Society Recommended
Swanage Tourist Information Centre Shore Road Swanage Tel: 01929 422885
How to find Studland - Shell Bay Beach
Dorset / Poole
Reached by road from Studland. or by ferry from Sandbanks.
Buses run from Bournemouth and Swanage to Shell Bay. Both of these towns have train stations. There is a ferry from Sandbanks to Shell Bay which carries people - foot/cycle and car passengers.
We use a simple colour coded key to display the amount of cottages nearby, the below shows the three different colours and the number range for each one from green through to red.
- 100 +