Our indoor and outside seating area is available on a first come basis.
SORRY NO TABLE BOOKINGS
The outside kiosk serving point is generally open every day to make ordering easier for dog walkers, unfortunately only registered assistant dogs can come indoors.
Serving fresh ground coffee, hot food and homemade cakes.
We have reintroduced the one way system for the time being while cases continue to rise, this enables us to control the number of people inside at all times. Please enter from the road side and exit using the other 2 doors.
Hand sanitisers are available for customers to use.
Further info; (All subject to change)
The Car Park is OPEN until 10pm daily
The Toilets are OPEN during business hours
The Land Train to Mudeford Sandbank is not in service - Returns Spring 2022
The No. 12 Yellow Bus service to Bournemouth is running Monday to Saturday No service on Sundays
The Mudeford ferry runs Weekends only in good weather.
Please don't feed the birds and help to keep Hengistbury Head Tidy by taking your litter home.
Updated: 7th January 2022
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Hengistbury Head is a natural scenic area of Headland between Bournemouth and Christchurch. It is an area of outstanding beauty with far reaching views of Christchurch Harbour, Mudeford, the Isle of Wight, Poole Bay and Bournemouth.
Hengistbury Head’s beautiful beaches attract visitors from all over the world, boasting lovely walks and stunning views. Walkers can enjoy a variety of terrain from a gentle stroll around the shore of the harbour to a hike over the Headland with its panoramic views. There is also a popular Land Train which operates every day between the Hiker Café and Mudeford Beach.
The area has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to its significant archaeological importance and natural habitat that supports a wide variety of wildlife and rare plant species.
The Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre, located just a short walk from the café is a great educational resource and definitely worth a visit for those wishing to learn more about this area’s history, geology and wildlife.
Do you allow dogs inside?
Outside only sorry where water bowls are provided for them. (registered assistance dogs are always welcome)
Our full menu is available to order from the kiosk to assist customers ordering with a pooch.
Is there parking for disabled?
Yes, there are 10 spaces at the café end of the car park (check for charges).
Can I reserve a table?
All tables are available on a first come basis.
Do you have a lost property?
Yes, any found items will be kept for at least 1 month.
What time does the Land Train run?
No service until Spring 2022
Check the Hengistbury Head Land Train Facebook page for updates.
Are there any buses to the Hiker Café?
Yes! The No.12 yellow service is running Monday to Saturday
Full timetable is available on the yellow buses website.
Alternatively, you can call us on 01202 428552
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