Christchurch Harbour and Quays
Discover the recreational areas of the picturesque locations around Christchurch Harbour
Christchurch Harbour extends from Mudeford Spit (Sandbank) in the east to the confluence of the Rivers Avon and Stour in the west. It is an important area for nature conservation and is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). The Harbour and Quays are popular venues for a range of recreational activities including sailing, angling, bird watching and water sports.
Christchurch - bathing water quality
Sampling of bathing water is carried out by the Environment Agency throughout the bathing season. The table below summarises the recent sampling results at beaches in Christchurch.
Discover the features and management of Christchurch Harbour, a valued environmental and recreational asset to the borough of Christchurch.
Mudeford Quay is a beautiful and popular destination and has a range of facilities and events throughout the year.
Christchurch Quay is a beautiful riverside open space in Christchurch town centre with a variety of events and facilities available throughout the year.
Slipways in Christchurch
Information on public slipways at Mayors Mead, Bridge Street and Mudeford Quay in Christchurch and the charges that apply.