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Mudeford Quay

Mudeford Quay, at the entrance to Christchurch Harbour, has spectacular views out to sea and towards Christchurch town. The quay is a popular sailing and windsurfing destination throughout the year and holds several dinghy championships.

As a working quay with and home to commercial fishing businesses, the Quay Head is a hub of activity with pedestrian access for visitors, set amongst a cluster of historic buildings thought to date from 1695.


There is a large car park at Mudeford Quay.

Facilities at Mudeford Quay

  • pub
  • café
  • shop
  • children’s play area
  • public slipway
  • public toilets including accessible/disabled
  • ferry to Mudeford Sandbank
  • water sports hire
  • dinghy park
  • Highcliffe Sailing Club.

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