When visiting our beaches, try to avoid the crowds by viewing our Beach Check page which features a live map and a free application to download showcasing how busy the beach areas are and other useful information that will prepare you for your trip to our wonderful destination.
Buckets and spades at the ready... 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 of the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks.
In order to make your trip to the beach as enjoyable as possible, seafront offices are located across seven miles with dedicated teams who can help you make the most of your day out, by providing information and LV=KidZone wristbands. Relax with your own spot of paradise along the glorious sands and book a beach hut.
For wheelchair users a beach accessible wheelchair is available from Bournemouth Beach office. Available May to September on a first come, first served basis from 9:30am to 4:30pm, users need to pay a fully refundable £50 cash deposit. Please note there is no pre-booking service for the wheelchair.
Four fixed electric beach BBQs are available from Easter until 31 October, between 10am to 10pm, on a first come, first serve basis. Free to use, the environmentally friendly hot plate design is perfect for sharing on this family friendly beach. The communal BBQs will help beach visitors reduce litter and leave only footprints after a day on the sand. The clever timer system is designed to give 20 minutes cooking time with an auto switch off system. For more information and details of more electric BBQ locations check our user guide.
To stay safe at the beach, always swim at a lifeguarded beach between the red and yellow flags and never swim alone. For exact locations and patrol times of the lifeguarded beaches across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole visit the RNLI website.
|Opening (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
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- TripAdvisor Awards TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2018
- TripAdvisor Awards Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award 2019 2019
- Beach Awards Seaside Awards - 2019 2019