Licensed activities at beaches and parks in Poole

We have concessionaires who run café’s, kiosks and some of the attractions at our beaches, parks, and open spaces.

If you're interested in running a concession, you can:

Mobile catering

Information about mobile catering can be found on the mobile catering page.

Café’s (operated by licensed traders)

Sites Concessionaires Contact details
Branksome Chine beach Branksome Beach restaurant 01202 767235
Branksome Park tennis courts Branksome Park Café 07717858691
Hamworthy Park The Park Café 07837272889
Poole Park The Ark
The Kitchen
01202 717197
01202 742842
Sandbanks Beach Sandbanks Beach café
01202 708621
Upton Country Park Operated by BCP Council: The Tea Rooms 01202 127770


Sites Concessionaires Contact details 
Hamworthy Park Outdoor water sports centre currently closed. Tender to be advertised soon.   Enquiries:
01202 123888 
Poole Park Rockley Watersports 01202 677272
Sandbanks Land and Wave 01929 423031
Shore Road  New opportunity to be advertised shortly.  


Sites Concessionaires Contact details
Branksome Park Tennis coaching 07717858691
Poole Park Tennis coaching 07979368094
Poole Park Bowling club 01202 623299 (from October to end of March)
01202 739073 (from April to end of September)
Poole Park Crazy golf - run by Crazy Courses 07966481874
Sandbanks Crazy golf run by Crazy Courses 07966481874

Services and attractions

Sites Concessionaires Contact details
Sandbanks Deckchairs and beach accessible wheelchairs 01202 123555
Shore Road Beach accessible wheelchairs 01202 123555
Poole Park The Ark, pottery studio and soft play 01202 717197
Poole Park Railway - currently closed 01202 123888

Outdoor exercise classes

If you are interested in providing an outdoor exercise class, you will need to apply for a licence.

Page last updated: 17 May 2021
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