About us


The Rotary Club of Highcliffe meets each Thursday evening (6:15pm for 6:30pm) at Highcliffe Castle Golf Club, 107b Lymington Road, Highcliffe BH23 4LA.  

We welcome everyone to our weekly meetings, particularly visiting Rotarians.

To book a visit and meal, please e-mail the Club Secretary Dave Foot at daveg.foot@btinternet.com before 9pm on the Tuesday before the visit.

We are always looking for extra help on our many projects, while at the same time enjoying ourselves at our many social events during the year.

The Rotary Club of Highcliffe-on-Sea is twinned with Club de Villiers sur Marne - Le Plessis Trévise: District 1770, France.

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Business Partnerships

Highcliffe-on-Sea Rotary club is supported by a range of business partners. 

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The Rotary Club of Highcliffe-on-Sea was inaugurated July 1977.

Founder Members:

Rowland Adams (Ch. International Services), Peter Allen, Howard Baker, Roger Bettle, Harold Birch, James Bochan, Alan Blake(Ch.Voctional Services), Peter Bottom, Ray Bradbury, David Cundy, Jim Elms (Ch. Foundation), Robin Harrison, Kenneth Huish, Frederic Jesty (Vice President), Raymond Jones (Hon. Treasurer), David Macrostie, Ronald Miles, Dick Minns, Martin Newland, Anthony Parkinson, Brian Pettengell (President), Mike Reynolds, John Ricketts (Hon. Secretary), John Ridout, Brian Saunders, Don Snelling, Victor Wren (Ch. Community Service)

The Inaugural Dinner was held on 14th July 1977 at the Kings Arms, Christchurch.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 20th February 18.30

Speaker - Stewart Partridge

Stewart is one of our members who will ask the question "Who Do You Think You Are?" and talk about methods to research our own ancestry.

Thursday 27th February 18.30

Speaker - Shirley Critchley

Shirley tell the amazing story of a Saga of Sunken Secrets using first hand information from a member of her family.

Thursday 5th March 18.30

Club Committee Meetings

The evening is reserved for committee chairman to review activitites.

Thursday 12th March 18.30

Speaker - Steve Herra

Steve will tell the true story of a young actress sailing from Cape Town to Southampton who had a liaison with a deck steward.

Speaker - Barry Wilson

Thursday 19th March 18.30

Speaker - Barry Wilson

Barry will talk about the charity Macmillan Caring Locally which is one of President David's nominated charities.

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Highcliffe Castle Golf Club
107 Lymington Road
Dorset We meet on Thursdays at 1815 for 18.30
Highcliffe Castle Golf Club
107 Lymington Road
Dorset BH23 4LA  01425 272210

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