"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Poole - Sandbanks Peninsular Beach

A family friendly beach that slowly and gradually slopes away, ensuring it is safe for even the smallest of children. The fine golden sand and excellent array of facilities make it very popular in the summer months. Access for the disabled is very good and special sand wheelchairs are available. A wide selection of activities is on offer including, crazy golf/putting, beach shop, and a range of watersports including windsurfing, sailing and paddle boats. Seafront cafe and other food outlets are situated along the promenade. A marked swim zone and a lost children patrol add to the safety of the beach. Lifeguards are on duty between May and September.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Poole

Local authority: Poole Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ046874

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Poole - Sandbanks Peninsular Beach

  • Sandbanks Crazy Golf (0m)
  • The Big Canoe (0m)
  • Brownsea Island (1m)
  • Whitecliff Play Area (2m)
  • Poole Pottery and Factory Outlet (2m)
  • The Ark (3m)
  • Gus Gorillas Jungle Playground (3m)
  • The Dolphin Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Waterfront Museum (3m)
  • Scaplen's Court Museum (3m)
  • Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum (3m)
  • Bowlplex Branksome (3m)
  • Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth (3m)
  • Curious About Bournemouth (3m)
  • Prevail Skatehouse (3m)
  • RockReef (3m)
  • Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium (3m)
  • Oceanarium (3m)
  • The Bournemouth Eye (3m)
  • Bournemouth Eye (3m)
  • Laser Quest Bournemouth (4m)
  • Splashdown (4m)
  • Bowlplex Tower Park (4m)
  • Lemur Landings (4m)
  • Purbeck Toy and Musical Boxes and Vintage End of Pier Museum (5m)
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf (5m)
  • Upton Country Park (5m)
  • The Streetwise Safety Centre (5m)
  • Giggles Play Centre (5m)
  • Slades Farm Skate Park (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 Saturday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1006
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:30 BST
(04:30 GMT)
High Tide
10:32 BST
(09:32 GMT)
Low Tide
17:50 BST
(16:50 GMT)
High Tide
22:50 BST
(21:50 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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A popular sandy beach stretching over five kilometres from the tip of Sandbanks Spit to merge with the beaches of Bournemouth. At the southwest end of the spit, the beach is edged by dunes and overlooked by the Sandbanks Pavilion and recreation area.

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