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Your Borough Of Poole

Barbeques and Parties

Smoke from your barbecue can cause offence to other beach users.  Choose your spot carefully.  Hazardous barbecues will be put out. Please leave any hot ashes by the plastic bins. Do not put hot ash in the plastic bins.

For up to 12 people

Groups of up to 12 people may hold a barbecue or party on any of Poole’s beaches without permission.

For 13 to 80 people

Barbecues and parties for groups between 13 and 80 people can only be held between 6pm and 11pm in the designated areas. The designated areas are at the western end of Sandbanks Beach and at Flaghead Chine.

You need permission to hold a barbecue or party for groups between 13 and 80 people. You can apply using our pdf form or our odt form. We need to receive these seven days prior. Terms and Conditions apply, please read these.

Facilities in the designated areas include:

  • Metal tables to allow preparation of food

  • Metal bins for disposing of hot ash

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BBQs and Parties