"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bournemouth - Pier Beach

Bournemouth Pier forms part of the 15 kilometre coastline of Poole Bay on the Dorset coast. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately one kilometre wide, close to the town and features a pier, restaurants and amusements.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Bournemouth

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ089905

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bournemouth - Pier Beach

  • Oceanarium (0m)
  • RockReef (0m)
  • Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium (0m)
  • Bournemouth Eye (0m)
  • The Bournemouth Eye (0m)
  • Laser Quest Bournemouth (0m)
  • Curious About Bournemouth (1m)
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf (1m)
  • Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth (1m)
  • Bowlplex Branksome (2m)
  • Slades Farm Skate Park (3m)
  • Littledown Centre (3m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (3m)
  • Sandbanks Crazy Golf (3m)
  • The Big Canoe (3m)
  • The Streetwise Safety Centre (3m)
  • Giggles Play Centre (4m)
  • Whitecliff Play Area (4m)
  • Prevail Skatehouse (4m)
  • The Ark (4m)
  • Gus Gorillas Jungle Playground (4m)
  • Splashdown (4m)
  • Bowlplex Tower Park (4m)
  • Lemur Landings (4m)
  • Adventure Wonderland (4m)
  • Bournemouth Aviation Museum (4m)
  • The Alice in Wonderland Family Park (4m)
  • Poole Pottery and Factory Outlet (4m)
  • The Dolphin Swimming Pool (4m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (4m)

Tourist Information

Bournemouth
Tourist Information Centre
Westover Road
Dorset
England
BH1 2BU

Phone 0845 051 1700
Email info@bournemouth.gov.uk
http://www.bournemouth.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 23 September

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1022
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:10 BST
(05:10 GMT)
High Tide
11:36 BST
(10:36 GMT)
Low Tide
18:28 BST
(17:28 GMT)
High Tide
23:45 BST
(22:45 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Bournemouth Pier offers a long sandy beach and is considered safe for bathing. Popular South coast resort catering for a wide variety of visitors with shops, cafes, amusement arcades, IMAX cinema and oceanarium. Regular firework festivals throughout the summer.

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