Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre, Bournemouth

4.6
Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre opened in February 2014. The old thatched barn has been converted to house displays of the internationally important archaeology, geology and ecology found at this unique Nature Reserve. Our variety of exhibitions and events are designed to raise awareness and understanding of this fascinating place which is not only a Nature Reserve, but an Ancient Monument and a Site of Special Scientific Interest and ranks as one of the most important such sites in England.
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  • Great walks to Mudeford, Christchurch Priory or Bournemouth Pier and even Poole/Sandbanks if you feel energetic. The car park at Hengistbury Head and the fantastic cafe there provide an ideal start fo...  more »
  • Nicely laid out with helpful staff the centre provides some really good information. The outside garden is very attractive and a visit enhances your knowledge of the area  more »
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  • Wonderful place to take family. Large open spaces and plenty of room for little ones to run around. Such a diverse contrast from the town centre which is only a few miles. Also it more less marks the end of the beach there, which expands around 7/8 miles across, culminating in the sandbanks peninsula. Breathtaking views from the top, and a wonderful walk. Food at the cafe there is amazing.
  • Great place for family trips and a good surrounding area. Lots of accessible parking but is quite busy in school holidays & weekends. Perfect place if you are a photographer and love long exposures (like myself!)
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