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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.

  • iStock - Water sample Christchurch - bathing water quality

    Sampling for bathing water quality is carried out by the Environment Agency throughout the bathing season, May - September.

  • Christchurch Harbour Evening Christchurch Harbour

    Discover the features and management of Christchurch Harbour, a valued environmental and recreational asset in the borough of Christchurch.

  • Christchurch Quay from the air Christchurch Quay

    Christchurch Quay is a beautiful riverside open space in Christchurch town centre with a variety of events and facilities available throughout the year.

  • Mudeford Quay Mudeford Quay

    Mudeford Quay is a beautiful and popular destination and has a range of facilities and events throughout the year.

  • Mudeford Quay Slipway Slipways in Christchurch

    Information on public slipways at Mayors Mead, Bridge Street and Mudeford Quay in Christchurch and the charges that apply.

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