Canford Cliffs Beach
If you do visit for a beach walk, why not use the opportunity to explore other parts of the seafront – there’s plenty to choose from. The BCP Beach Check app – free to download for any Apple or Android device, was originally created to monitor the busy beaches but for the winter time it’s the perfect app for finding another beauty spot.
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 - *currently closed*
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.