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Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre is owned and run by Bournemouth Borough Council. It is the perfect place to learn about the historic Hengistbury Head, find out more about the wildlife and discover the many events held throughout the year for people...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Barn Cottage Hengistbury Head | Broadway, Bournemouth BH6 4EW, England
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We turned up to the visitors centre prior to our walk to the mudeford beach huts and the visitors centre was a pleasant surprise.
During Halloween week, the kids could enjoy pumpkin carving and I believe in the winter there are other crafty activities too....More
My first visit to Hengistbury for many years, and I was pleased to see that a Visitor Centre has opened, with some excellent displays, the staff were very friendly, and the centre filled with information on what is still a very special place.
We enjoyed visiting this centre which offers a lot of useful advice about the history and wildlife associated with Hengistbury Head. The staff were friendly and helpful and there was a good variety of merchandise on sale.
Hengistbury Head is a headland jutting into the English Channel between Bournemouth and Mudeford. It is the northern strip of land enclosing Christchurch harbour. It has fascinating and long history going back The Double Dykes was a ramp and ditch defence built to defend the...More
We took a half-day trip to Hengistbury Head with a couple of friends, the visitor center is very informative, offers a wide variety of suvenirs, and you can get all tne necessary information what to see there.
Visited on a lovely mild day with family
Parked on the road prior to the car park to avoid parking fee(my pet hate).
Visitors centre is fab. Really interesting, great for kids and adults lots of touchy, looking and listening things to inform about the...More
Came here for a cycle ride, a lovely short trip from one point Sandbanks to Hengistbury Head at the other. It is a natural navigation point from afar and well worth the ride. Beautiful nature reserve at the top that offers walking and cycle paths....More
After a yummy lunch at the visitors centre there is a choice for all the family. The walk to the top has stunning views of the area. The beach is beautiful and quiet. Interesting history display in centre.