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Hengistbury Head

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Bournemouth BH6 4EN, England
01202 420909
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“isle of wight” (218 reviews)
Bournemouth BH6 4EN, England
01202 420909
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just love visiting this place great walks, stunning scenery and places to eat. Amazing beach at the far end of the head and if the walk is too long there is always the Noddy train.

Thank grace5204
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank rogerlentle1
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank bartonbeachhut
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As in strictly. What more can be said On a early winters day Could be the best place views in the UK

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Mary-Anne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank UkPj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather was excellent for this time of year (November) and the view of the Needles was so clear. This was certainly an extra bonus !

Thank Lyn R
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6 August 2017|
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Response from BoscBred | Reviewed this property |
Yes, although I would suggest keeping dogs on leads due to live stock but awesome views. Visit the Hungry Hiker after your walk as they have a good selection of light bites.
Cazzie M
27 April 2017|
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Response from 936hungry | Reviewed this property |
Park at the golf course for free, all day.
11 April 2017|
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Response from Julian M | Reviewed this property |
I have nothing to add to the other answers which do give the information sought