Marine Conservation Zones: Studland Bay

Information about the Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) designation at Studland Bay, in the South West of England.


Studland Bay MCZ: feature map

Studland Bay MCZ: factsheet

Studland Bay MCZ: 2019 designation order


This inshore Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) was announced on 31 May 2019.

Studland Bay MCZ is an inshore site that covers an area of approximately 4 km². It is located on the south coast of Dorset in the eastern English Channel. The site encompasses Studland Bay stretching from the edge of Shell Bay in the north to Old Harry Rocks in the south.

Published 31 May 2019