"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Poole - Harbour Rockley Sand Beach

Poole Harbour Rockley Sands is in Poole Harbour on the Dorset coast. It is a small sand and mud beach, approximately 300 metres wide, at the mouth of the Rock Lea River.

Beach type: Sand and mud flats

Nearest town: Poole

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SY972907

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Poole - Harbour Rockley Sand Beach

  • Purbeck Toy and Musical Boxes and Vintage End of Pier Museum (2m)
  • Upton Country Park (2m)
  • Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum (2m)
  • Waterfront Museum (2m)
  • Farmer Palmer's Farm Park (2m)
  • Scaplen's Court Museum (2m)
  • Farmer Palmers (2m)
  • The Dolphin Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Poole Pottery and Factory Outlet (3m)
  • The Ark (3m)
  • Gus Gorillas Jungle Playground (3m)
  • Whitecliff Play Area (3m)
  • Brownsea Island (3m)
  • Prevail Skatehouse (4m)
  • Wareham Boat Hire (4m)
  • Splashdown (4m)
  • Lemur Landings (4m)
  • Bowlplex Tower Park (4m)
  • The Big Canoe (5m)
  • Sandbanks Crazy Golf (5m)

Tourist Information

Poole
Welcome Centre
Enefco House
Dorset
England
BH15 1HJ

Phone 0845 234 5560
Email info@pooletourism.com
http://www.pooletourism.com/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 28 July

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
08:24 BST
(07:24 GMT)
High Tide
13:15 BST
(12:15 GMT)
Low Tide
20:50 BST
(19:50 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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Tell us what you think about Poole - Harbour Rockley Sand Beach

Rockley Sands is a friendly little beach which plays host to many water activities but retains its quiet rural charm. At low tide swimming is not possible and is forbidden from the slipway at all times.

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