Lined by a four-mile stretch of magnificent beaches, enriched with water sports and an array of wildlife, Studland Bay is a fantastic destination for all kinds of beachgoers. Its beauty is preserved thanks to its location within the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site which is protected under national conservation laws. Further cementing its reputation, the fictional place of Toytown seen on the popular children’s TV programme; Noddy took inspiration from Studland.

Things to do:

Outdoor Activities:

Your chance to an adventure. Studland Bay has activities from foraging to fishing, wild food to wild camping, kayaking to canoeing; it’s all here.

Wildlife Exploring:

Studland Bay’s wildlife consists of a variety of marine fauna including the beautiful Undulate Ray and the Long-Snouted Seahorse. The Undulate Ray is a beautiful species with complex patterns lining its topside. The area is well known for its seagrass meadows, that are home to the fascinating Long-Snouted Seahorse.

Horseback Riding:

A perfect trekking centre on the Dorset Coast near the beach and perfect for experienced horseback riders.


A calm walk down the beach is what we all need in our lives. The sandy beaches and calming ways are the perfect way to help you relax and enjoy the beautiful Studland Bay.

Hiking Trails:

Specifically for hikers. The walk is down the South West Coast Path. It takes you from the village of Studland to the Old Harry landmark. Further down to the eastern end of Jurrasic Coast World Heritage Site. And Finally on Swanage.

Historical Sites:

After a calming walk or a thrilling adventure, no one would mind a little history. A World War II observation bunker, known as Fort Henry overlooks Studland Bay. It has an amazing history; one that definitely should be known.

How to get there: – Location:

Ferry Road Studland Bay Studland, Studland, Swanage, England

Open Hours:

12:00 am – 11:59 pm


£9 for non-National Trust members

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