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Highlights in Mudeford
- Avon Beach and Friars Beach
- Present and past of Historic Mudeford
- Mudeford Spit
- A bit of crabbing in Mudeford Quay
- Christchurch Priory and Highcliffe Castle
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Mudeford
This is a fishing village with great charm and history. The ideal accommodation for those who want to enjoy the beach and long walks along the coast. Many rentals are close to the main beach, especially the lovely, exclusive and well equipped beach huts overlooking both the harbour and the sea. On the other hand, for a relaxed time you can also enjoy the peace and quietness of inland properties if you want to get away from the hubbub.Comfortable holiday rentals and lettings with charm
In Mudeford you will find holiday rentals for families of up to 4-6 people in a delightful area and within walking distance from the beach. Most lettings include a beautiful terrace or a garden where you will be able to enjoy the sun, have breakfast outside or just sit down in the evening sunshine while contemplating the slow paced lifestyle. Leave the stress of work behind and enjoy a short or a long break by the sea.
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The area and getting around
This charming little fishing village lies at the entrance to Christchurch Harbour. It is easily accessed by bus, a 10 minutes taxi ride from Christchurch train station or 20 minutes from Bournemouth airport. Mudeford has its own history impregnated in every wall. To discover the past of this area, once known for smuggling, take your time to walk around the village, admire the old buildings, or visit Mudeford Quay, known as “The Run” where all the water activities take place and of course, enjoy the sunny days at Mudeford Sandbank Beach. This is the perfect location for a fun day out.Get to know the townVisit the inshore lifeboat station that has a viewing area with a gift shop to explore, a cafe, a pub and a fresh fish stall in the park. The historic cinema and theatre offer you a bit of entertainment if you want to get away from the midday sun and have some time out with the family. Nevertheless, the seventh art is not the only one you can enjoy as the Hayloft Studio and Gallery has three Collective Shows featuring local made arts and crafts. Also, don’t forget to look for the 1856 Victorian letterbox next to The Moorings. A piece in itself! Contemplate this unusual fluted letterbox that is just in front of a well-preserved and old-style phone box, a reminder of the past and the present of the village.
Travellers and activities
A popular windsurfing and sailing destination that holds a number of dinghy championships, Mudeford is also an ideal spot for swimming, kayaking or simply enjoying taking the boat trip across the Solent. If you fancy a fishing trip, everything you need is provided and anglers of all skills are accommodated. Join for an inshore wreck trip for cod and pollack fishing or drift the inshore banks for turbot or bass, enjoy hard running tope, rays and much, much more.Mudeford for families
Mudeford is a picturesque village with spectacular views and it has plenty going on for a perfect family getaway. The green is a perfect spot for a picnic and a scenic place to relax where the kids can enjoy ball games or they can fly a kite. If you feel hungry you can have a bite or a drink at the Haven House inn or take a pleasant stroll along the promenade, that links the quay to the beach. In any case, the beach is a must when going with children and it is ideal for swimming, kayaking, sailing and to enjoy a fun day out.Enjoy the best meals in front of the seaDuring the day consider to go for a meal in a wonderful setting with idyllic views of Mudeford Bay and the Isle of Wight in any of the restaurants that enjoy the best scenery. On sunny days, enjoy a beverage while overlooking the ocean and tasting the best local, seasonal offerings from the sea. As the sun sets, this oceanfront eateries will make the perfect spot for you to admire the changing sky while the sun reaches its lowest point in the horizon. Can’t wait to see it?
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The beaches at Avon and Friars Cliff are easily accessed from the Quay via Gundimore Promenade which extends eastwards from the Quay. Avon Beach has beautiful sands and Blue Flag awarded waters and it is perfect for families with children as they will have a great time searching the beach for fabulous treasures! Friars Beach is also ideal for families. Shingle and sand beach reached by tarmac paths. Ideal for bathing and with a water sports area.2. Mudeford Spit
Jump on the ferry from Mudeford Quay to Mudeford Spit and Hengistbury Head. Enjoy the panoramic views while having a cafe or a nibble at the Beach House restaurant or go to the shops and treat yourself with a tasty ice-cream or a cold drink.3. Get ready for some crabbing fun!
It is one of the most loved activities at Mudeford and great for all travellers. It’s just as simple as bringing a bucket and filling it with sea water. Make sure you do not forget the crabbing line and you are all set. Now just wait for the crabs to come. And if you want to be very successful, the best spot in town is by the Quay. Will you be the one getting the largest crab?4. Discover the extremely unusual Mudeford
Once a smuggling port of sailors and famous for the Mudeford Battle that took place in 1784, the town has the Red House Museum with an interesting collection of local history exhibits and historic buildings for you to see. Absolute highlights are the Mudeford House and the Nelson Tavern. Just a few minutes away, Christchurch Priory, Highcliffe Castle and the Old Mill are also really interesting places to visit5. Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve
Designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest because of its unusual combination of habitats, Stanpit Marsh is home to 313 species of birds including red shanks, godwits or lapwings, a large number of dragonflies and butterflies and over 300 species of plants that support a strong community of wildlife.