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Naturist Holidays


Studland - 1984>>>

This is where we first experienced public nudity - more than thirty-five years ago. We were on holiday with our three children and strolled into the naturist area without realising, until we saw that everybody was nude. From 1985 to 1999, we camped at Burnbake Campsite - N50.6516° W2.0070° - about halfway between Studland and Corfe Castle. This is a twelve acre textile site for tents and campervans - no caravans - with space for up to 130 units.

Studland Beach is probably one of the best known beaches in the country. It is owned by the National Trust and members of the trust can park free at one of two car parks: one just off the chain ferry from Sandbanks and the other, The Knoll, just over two miles along the road towards Studland village. From the first car park, follow the beach away from the ferry until you come to the sign placed by the National Trust. From The Knoll car park turn left and follow the beach to the sign at the other end of the naturist beach.

Alternatively it is possible to park for free at the side of the road close to the entrance to a path at N50.6713° W1.9580° and then follow the path to the beach. This is also the shortest walk to what has been defined by the National Trust as the naturist beach.

After a day relaxing on the beach we can thoroughly recommend a meal at the Bankes Arms Inn in Studland - N50.6423 W1.9476.

Durdle Door - 2003

The naturist area is at one end of a pebble and shingle beach to the west of the oft-pictured Durdle Door rock arch.  In the adjacent picture, the naturist area is just before the far headland.

We only visited it once. After a half-mile walk from the car park, a steep climb down a cliff path and a walk of about half a mile along a beach of loose, small pebbles, we thought that the effort involved in getting there far outweighed the benefits.

And then we had to walk back!

However, for those who would like to visit Durdle Door, we have included the car park in our sat-nav data.


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Naturist Holidays

Naturist Holidays

A collection of resorts, beaches and other locations for nude leisure

A collection of resorts, beaches and other locations for nude leisure

A collection of resorts, beaches and other locations for nude leisure

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