STUDLAND BAY

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STUDLAND BAY

Studland Bay is best known for its 4-mile stretch of sandy beach, popular with people of all ages. It sits between Poole Harbour and Old Harry Rocks, to the east of Swanage. There are actually five beaches - Shell Bay, Knoll Beach, Middle Beach and South Beach - all but the last managed by the National Trust. There is a naturists (nudist) beach in the middle. Studland allegedly was the inspiration for Enid Blyton's Toytown ("Noddy, put your clothes back on at once").  The heathland behind the beaches is full of wildlife, including all six native British reptiles.

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Studland
County
Dorset
Post Code
BH19 3AX
Main Historic Period
N/A
Tip/Nearby
Poole, Swanage, Corfe
Primary Management
National Trust

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