Studland Beach

Studland, near Swanage, Dorset.
01929 450500
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/studland-beach/

Studland BeachA glorious slice of natural coastline in Purbeck featuring a four-mile stretch of golden, sandy beach, with gently shelving bathing waters and views of Old Harry Rocks and the Isle of Wight. Ideal for water sports and includes the most popular naturist beach in Britain. The heathland behind the beach is a haven for native wildlife and features all six British reptiles.

OPEN: 2016
Open all year. Café and Shop 9.30am-5.00pm.


31st March - 10th April - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Celebrate Easter at Studland with our Easter Egg Hunt along the beach and through the nature reserve and collect your chocolate prize at the end.
9th - 10th April - Studland Recruitment Weekend - Join us at Studland for our recruitment weekend and discover what job roles we have available for you.
24th April - Trust10 - A 10k running event at Studland.
22nd May - Heathland Hullabaloo - Explore the wild and wonderful heath with our countryside rangers.
22nd May - Trust10 - A 10k running event at Studland.
27th May - Feast on the beach - Pork Feast - Beachside dining overlooking Studland Bay with food cooked outside in our wood fired pizza oven, on BBQ,s or in our paella pans.
28th May - 5th June - Seashore Explorer Week - Come and discover the hidden secrets of the seashore throughout May half term at Studland.
3rd June - Feast on the beach - Seabass Feast- Beachside dining overlooking Studland Bay with food cooked outside in our wood fired pizza oven, on BBQ,s or in our paella pans.
5th June - Low Tide Day - Do you ever wonder how tides work or what creatures lurk beneath the waves? Then join us for a day of all things tidal and follow the water as the tide goes out during the afternoon.
11th, 18th, 25th June & 2nd, 9th, 16th July - Wakey, wakey, paddle and brekkie - Start your weekend with a 2 hour kayak trip in Studland Bay followed by a full English breakfast at Knoll Beach Café.
11th June - Kayak safari seashore forage - Join Fore/Adventure and a National Trust ranger for a kayak foraging adventure.
17th June - Feast on the beach - Mackerel Feast - Beachside dining overlooking Studland Bay with food cooked outside in our wood fired pizza oven, on BBQ,s or in our paella pans.
18th June - Midsummer paddle - Enjoy an evening kayak out to Old Harry Rocks on one of the longest days of the year followed by a barbecue on the beach courtesy of Knoll Beach Café chefs.
24th June - Feast on the beach - Paella & Stir Fry Feast - Beachside dining overlooking Studland Bay with food cooked outside in our wood fired pizza oven, on BBQ,s or in our paella pans.
1st July - Feast on the beach - Crab & Lobster & Chip Feast - Beachside dining overlooking Studland Bay with food cooked outside in our wood fired pizza oven, on BBQ,s or in our paella pans.
8th July - Feast on the beach - Seafood Wood Fired Pizza Feast - Beachside dining overlooking Studland Bay with food cooked outside in our wood fired pizza oven, on BBQ,s or in our paella pans. Vegetarian option will be available and special dietary requirements upon request.
15th, 22nd, 29th July - Friday night fish and chips - No need to rush home after a day at the beach, enjoy fish and chips from the Knoll Beach Cafe chefs with a view of the sea.
15th, 22nd, 29th July - Hawaii fish-O - Enjoy a one hour taster stand up paddleboard lesson followed by a fish and chip supper at Knoll Beach Café.
23rd July - Kayak safari seashore forage - Join Fore/Adventure and a National Trust ranger for a kayak foraging adventure.
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August - Friday night fish and chips - No need to rush home after a day at the beach, enjoy fish and chips from the Knoll Beach Cafe chefs with a view of the sea.
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August - Hawaii fish-O - Enjoy a one hour taster stand up paddleboard lesson followed by a fish and chip supper at Knoll Beach Café.
7th August - Kayak safari seashore forage - Join Fore/Adventure and a National Trust ranger for a kayak foraging adventure.
13th August - Stars at the beach - Outdoor cinema at the beach after a fish and chip supper, in conjunction with Purbeck Film Festival.
3rd September - Kayak safari seashore forage - Join Fore/Adventure and a National Trust ranger for a kayak foraging adventure.
10th September - Kayak fishing - Join us for a kayak fishing trip and fish filleting demonstration at South Beach followed by a seafood lunch at Knoll Beach Café.
7th & 15th October - Wild Food Walk and Lunch - Join us for a guided walk to discover the food growing wild around us and then enjoy a 'wild food' lunch cooked in the outdoor wood-fired oven at Knoll Beach Café.
9th October - Studland Stampede - Join the Studland Stampede, a tough 12K off-road running event that races over heathland and sandy beaches, in the beautiful location of Studland. Register online at www.studlandstampede.co.uk
9th October - Studland Apple Day - Join us in the orchard at South Beach car park and have a go at some apple-themed activities.
22nd - 30th October - Halloween Week - Take part in our fun beachside Halloween Trail and have a go at seasonal crafts.
23rd October - Woodland walk and draw - Children and adults can enjoy walking, drawing, geocaching and even charcoal making!
29th October - Halloween Night with Cider and Sausages - Join us for an evening of mulled cider and sausages on the beach and if you're feeling brave why not try a spooky night time walk in the dunes.
21st December - Winter Solstice - Watch the sunrise on the shortest day of the year with a walk to Old Harry Rocks followed by a full English breakfast at Knoll Beach Café.