Canford Cliffs Beach
When visiting our beaches, try to avoid the crowds by viewing our Beach Check page which features a live map and a free application to download showcasing how busy the beach areas are and other useful information that will prepare you for your trip to our wonderful destination.
Canford Cliffs is a natural and tranquil area, situated between Shore Road and Branksome Chine beaches. It has Blue Flag status, with sandy cliffs and picturesque wooden huts, making Canford Cliffs a popular choice for locals. It is within walking distance of Canford Cliffs village, which offers a range of restaurants and local shops.
We have the following facilities available:
- drinking water
- public toilets
- seasonal beach office
- RNLI Lifeguard cover during 13 August – 4 September, 10am to 6pm (weekends only).
You may have difficulty reaching Canford Cliffs beach from the car park. We recommend Sandbanks, Shore Road or Branksome Chine beaches for easier access.
Dogs are not allowed on Canford Cliffs beach from 1 May to 30 September.
Dogs are allowed on all Poole beaches during the winter from 1 October to 30 April. Always keep dogs on a lead on the promenade.