Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Mudeford Quay

Mudeford Quay logo

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.

  • 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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Venue/Contact Details
Mudeford Quay
BH23 3NT
Area coverage
BCP Area
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
  • Refreshment / Snacks
  • Toilet Available
  • Drop off / Collection point
  • Car Parking
Times and Costs
Opening times:
The Quay is an open facility but may shut at dusk, please visit the website for more information.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
It is free to use the Quay.