Guidance on bringing your dogs to Hengistbury Head

Well-behaved dogs are welcome on site, but please respect that this is a nature reserve with plenty of rare and easily-frightened wildlife, keeping your four-legged friends under close control (on a lead is just perfect) and making sure to pick up after them helps to keep the reserve a special place for all. Please take a look at our formal policies here.

Only registered assistance dogs can come into the Visitor Centre, but we do have lots of paw-fect shady spots to tether them outside whilst you have a quick peak. We even provide water bowls, topped up regularly by our volunteers.

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