Hengistbury Head is a headland jutting into the English Channel between Bournemouth and Mudeford in the English county of Dorset. It is a site of international importance in terms of its archaeology and is scheduled as an Ancient Monument.Declared a Local Nature Reserve in 1990, the head and its surroundings form part of the Christchurch Harbour Site of Special Scientific Interest.It is also a Special Area of Conservation, Special Protection Area, an Environmentally Sensitive Area and a Site of Nature Conservation Interest.
The name “Hengistbury Head” refers to the immediate area; the elevated portion is called Warren Hill.
The area enjoy some beautiful dark spots where the Milky Way can be photographed with amazing detail
Enjoy the moon rising, giving the impression of a landscape from mars.