Middle Beach, Studland in Dorset, is a very popular sandy beach between Knoll Beach and South Beach. If offers good safe bathing and there are plenty of refreshment facilities. The National Trust own the Studland beaches and there are nature trails through the sand dunes and heath. From this beach can be enjoyed wonderful views of Old Harry Rocks, Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight.
There are significant World War II coastal defences here. In particular, there is Fort Henry. It is a concrete observation bunker, thirty metres long, with walls one metre thick. It was built by Canadian engineers. On 18th April 1944, King George VI, Winston Churchill, General Eisenhower and General Montgomery, all viewed a rehearsal for the invasion of the D Day Landings on the Normandy Beaches from this bunker.
Where in England is Middle Beach, Studland, Dorset
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