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Avon Beach
BH23 4AN
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Everything You Need

(and some more you don’t but must have anyway!)

Our extensive shop is not just for a day at the beach; we are open all year round and aim to offer items to appeal to visitors and locals alike. The shop comprises of a book department, leisurewear, gifts, toys and beach goods as well as a large choice of newspapers and magazines (which we can reserve for you to ensure your daily read) and confectionary. Our friendly staff are waiting to welcome you and are always on hand for help and advice.

Gifts / Toys

We stock a variety of unusual gifts, toys and novelties that aim to suit all tastes and pockets. We specialize in a large range of beach themed gifts but also have more unusual ideas perfect for birthdays and Christmas.


A large choice of swimsuits, rash vests and wetsuits can be found alongside hats, sunglasses and sunscreen. We stock these all year round - ideal if you are seeking winter sun in the colder months. Our range evolves from shorts and summer tops to sweatshirts, rain gear and winter clothes as the seasons change.

Books / Jigsaws

We specialize in local books and a wide range of maps and walking guides to the area. We also have a good choice of fiction for the old and young alike. New titles are arriving all the time. If you cannot find what you are looking for a book and jigsaw ordering service is available.

Beach Goods

All essentials can be found here from buckets and spades to chair and parasols - everything you need for your perfect day at Avon Beach. Why not come and browse around and see what you can find.

Ice – Creams

Choose from 23 flavours of Marshfield and Purbeck scooped ice-creams or our wide range of wrapped ices and lollies – available all year round to cater for those sunny winter days when you just fancy a 99!

Opening Times

We are open every day except Christmas Day. In the summer months, we are open 8.30 – 6pm (Mon – Fri) and 8.00am – 6.30pm (Sat/Sun). During the winter the shop is open from 8.30am – 5pm (Mon-Fri) and 8:00am to 5.30pm (Sat/Sun). Please note winter times are dependent on the weather and the shop may close early due to adverse condition or once it gets dark.

NB. Please note our minimum card payment is £5. There is no cash point on site but we do offer cashback when customers meet the required minimum spend in the shop.