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Bournemouth Beaches Guide

A view of the Bournemouth & Poole coastline from Hengistbury Head to Sandbanks

Discover, explore and be inspired by our 10 miles of beautiful coastline! Beneath the magnificent cliffs, you'll find Bournemouth and Poole's 10 miles of award-winning beaches, from Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve in the East all the way across to Sandbanks in the West. Please note: This version should work with Google Chrome.

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  1. Colourful array of beach huts under the overcliff
    There is a beach hut suitable for everyone at Bournemouth's award winning seafront!
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  2. Find out my Bournemouth has some of the safest beaches in the UK
    Our beaches are some of the safest in the country with professional RNLI beach lifeguards and RLSS Volunteer Lifeguards operating during the season. LV=KidZone is the children’s beach safety scheme which operates during July and August only.
  3. Blue and yellow land training driving along Bournemouth seafront
    There is no better way to travel along the seafront at Bournemouth than on the Land Train!
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  4. Bournemouth's Beautiful Beaches
    Love Beach Life… welcome to seven miles of award-winning beaches! Nestled beneath a magnificent cliff line, the bay enjoys its own micro-climate, some of the warmest sea temperatures in the UK and stunning views.
  5. Bournemouth pier illuminating the still night sky
    The iconic Bournemouth Pier is set in the middle of ten miles of golden sand with plenty to do for all the family
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  6. Boscombe pier stretching into the sea
    Boscombe Pier is the perfect vantage point to watch volleyball, table tennis and swingball on the beach. If you are feeling adventurous, try scaling the nearby, purpose built boulders next to the pier or have a go at slacklining!
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