“Delicious food, great atmosphere, eclectic decore and lovely comfy sofas in the spacious bar.”



If you’re heading for the beach, the nearby Dorset coast offers everything from quiet, secluded hideaways to bustling seaside towns and fashionable marinas.

Milford on Sea

Milford on Sea beach's popularity is mostly for the wonderful views of the Isle of Wight and the Needles and its coastal walks.

Avon Beach

A very popular sand and shingle beach located near picturesque Mudeford Village, with beach huts available for hire and other amenities including Avon Beach Café and Shop, toilets with disabled facilities and car parking. Gundimore Promenade links the beach to Mudeford Quay and ferries to Mudeford Sandbank.

Mudeford Sandbank

An isolated spit adjoining the ancient headland of Hengistbury Head, Mudeford Sandbank offers a sandy beach against a backdrop of pretty beach huts and views of Christchurch Harbour and the open sea. Facilities include café, shop and public toilets.

Bournemouth Beaches

With seven miles of award-winning beaches beneath a breathtaking cliff line, the beaches around Bournemouth bay offer the warmest sea temperatures in the UK, plus stunning views of the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks.

Sandbanks Beach

A small peninsula, which contains some of the most expensive houses and land in the country, the stunning sea views and sands of Sandbanks beach can be enjoyed for free by all visitors.

East Close Country House Hotel

Eastclose Country Hotel  Lyndhurst Road  Hinton  Christchurch  Dorset  BH23 7EF
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Conqueror Inn