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Your Borough Of Poole

Beaches - Names and Locations

Naturally beautiful, with luxuriant golden sand, Poole’s three miles of gradually sloping beaches have clean, safe water. They include:

NB - postcodes to nearest location

Address: Banks Road, Poole, BH13 7QQ
Winner of 26 prestigious Blue flag awards. Find out more.

Shore Road:
Address: Shore Road, Poole, BH13 7PJ
Park your sailing vessel on the beach.  Apply for a licence.
Seasonal beach office open from 01 May – 30 September.

Canford Cliffs:
Address: Cliff Road, Poole, BH13 7HX
Seasonal beach office open from 01 May – 30 September.

Branksome Chine:
Address: Pinecliff Rd, Poole, BH13 6LP
Seasonal beach office open from 01 May – 30 September.

Branksome Dene Chine:
Address: Pinewood Rd, Poole, BH13 6JP

Poole also has more beaches on the Northern side of Poole Harbour. They offer an oasis of peace and tranquillity with outstanding panoramic views of the harbour and Purbeck Hills.

Hamworthy Park:
Address: Lulworth Avenue Hamworthy, Poole, BH15 4DQ

Lake Pier Beach:
Address: Lake Drive, Hamworthy, Poole, BH15 4QP  
This beach is in an area known as Hamworthy Common, a local nature reserve and Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI).

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Beach Car Parks

You can find out which car parks are closest to the beach you wish to visit
If you regularly use the town’s beach car parks, you may wish to consider applying for a seasonal Beach Car Parking Permit for:

Each permit has a fixed price.

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01202 708181

Beach Office
Sandbanks Beach
Banks Road
BH13 7QQ