Mudeford Sandbank is rather isolated and you can’t just drive up and park close by. There are a few ways to get there:
- The most popular way is to park at the Hengistbury Head car park. Sat Nav postcode of the car park is BH6 4EL (click here for Google map directions). For parking details and tariffs see Hengistbury Head Beach. It’s then a 20-minute walk to Mudeford Sandbank along a surfaced level road. There’s a cafe and toilets next to the car park. There is also a land train that operates this route (adults £2.30, children 4-16 years £0.70, Family tickets (2 adults, up to 3 children and 1 dog £5.80) – info and prices given as a guide, prices and service may have changed.
- The easiest way is to park at Mudeford Quay and take a ferry ride from the Quay to the jetty on the harbourside at Mudeford Sandbank. www.mudefordferry.co.uk
- The prettiest way is to park in Christchurch and take the ferry from Christchurch Quay to the jetty at Mudeford Sandbank. See Boat Trips from Christchurch for details